I've said it. And even it you haven't said it to your son, he's probably picking up on it. Boys and men are not supposed to cry. Granted, when I've said it, it's usually over something like an extra scoop of ice cream or a bonked head that he's crying, so I rationalize my words, … Continue reading Boys Don’t Cry and Girls Really Shouldn’t Either
A half-dozen liquor bottles were in view on their three-season porch, cigarette smoke wafted and the f-bomb was was dropped at shouting volume while I played in the backyard with my five and one-year old. There goes the neighborhood. The next-door neighbor of mine for the past nine years sold his house. Then the rental … Continue reading There Goes The Neighborhood: Come on Over
It was picture day. My son even asked for, "hair stuff." His mom picked out his best school shirt, pants and he even seemed excited. We were walking down the hall on the way to the morning club before school when he asked for a belt. Or maybe it was more of a whine. His … Continue reading Are You Enjoying Being A Dad?