The Value of an Unlikely Partnership

    September 25, 2017
    The Value of an Unlikely Partnership

    I want to give it all up sometimes.   This grip, this irreversible clamp, is super-tight, cutting my circulation occasionally and making me wince and shake. I cannot move anywhere but forward through a darkness I hadn’t completely planned for, a quilted covering that I can only sludge through at the slowest of pace, as not to miss where I am presently. It’s punishing to move so slowly against inevitability. We think we know why we’re doing this, what the reward may…

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  • Olympic-Sized Sleeplessness

    Olympic-Sized Sleeplessness

    I uncovered several articles and social media status updates recently regarding women and our sleep tendencies post-baby. Beyond the overall sleep deprivation that haunts most mothers, we still often make a sport, as a society,…

    September 20, 2017
  • Kids↹Sports

    Issa Darts Game/Anti-Floor-Pee

    It has been 477 sunrises since day 1 of potty training with Jrue last Memorial Day weekend. We have scaled all kinds of exciting rituals and challenges in the potty-going itinerary, but always keep…

    September 17, 2017
  • We Dance On Most Days
    Dance / Music Kids↹Festival

    We Dance On Most Days

    This is not a hyperbole. It may be assumed that I am exaggerating because I am an imaginative writer, able to hopelessly wander into idyllic fancies on a whim. In the utmost spirit of…

    September 13, 2017
  • YouTube is Welcomed in My Home
    Kids↹Leisure Technology / Imagination

    YouTube is Welcomed in My Home

    Our children’s choices of modern entertainment can get a bad reputation, and rightfully so. Advancements in knowledge and technology have uncovered correlations between constant electronic stimulation and the increased likelihood of various attention disorders…

    September 10, 2017
  • Dad to Dad Chat, Issue 1

    Dad to Dad Chat, Issue 1

    Mea is trying something different. Unlike the normal formula she uses for her posts, this one is going to be formatted as a listing. My wife interviewed me today about being a father and parenthood as a whole, and I am…

    September 2, 2017
  • Mommy↹Society

    My Boyfriend vs. My Husband

    The hubs and I have been married since May 16, 2010. It was a warm spring Sunday, but, to avoid the sticky heat and allergy-inducing pollen of the outdoors gardens, we married at 11…

    August 29, 2017
  • The Ones That Got Away

    The Ones That Got Away

    When the hubs and I forecasted parenthood in its splendor and dualities, we failed to entertain the thoughts of what we’d “miss” once babies entered the picture. It wasn’t character tragedy on our parts. We simply guessed…

    August 23, 2017