One Month of Man-to-Man Defense Parenting

Man-to-Man Parenting

It’s hard to believe that my newborn son is already more than a month old, but this calls for some reflection on the new stage of life that we have entered—man-to-man parental defense. With one month in the books, I’m proud to report that we have thus far largely flourished under these new conditions.

The Birth Story of My Son

The birth of my son

Just like the first time around, it’s taken several weeks to find the time to put this birth story down for posterity. I hope you’re in the mood for a long read… The funny thing about the day of your child’s birth is that you know it’s going to be a day you’ll never forget, […]

Baby Number Two Is Officially Past Due

Past due!

They say that patience is a virtue. I’m sure it is. Unfortunately, I’ve always been a big fan of instant gratification. This makes the nine-month journey of pregnancy–a beautiful and wondrous experience, to be sure–just a little bit torturous towards the end for a guy like me.

Nesting Hard or Hardly Nesting

Even Maddie is nesting

I’m coming to you live from the newly established guest room in our unfinished basement, where I will be sleeping tonight. OK, that sounds a lot worse than it actually is. Our basement is unfinished but well-sealed and definitely habitable. We have moved our guest bed down there and spruced it up with a nightstand, […]