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Mommin, According to Dad
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Mommin, According to Dad

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there. I know this is supposed to be a post about a dad’s perspective on “mommin.” But, I believe the best light on the subject would start at me as a child. I have never been…

May 13, 2018
To Baby Girl At Age 2
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To Baby Girl At Age 2

To our daughter, who just turned two years old: We are truly so proud of you already. We are ecstatic to see you getting taller every time you wake up and we love listening to your newly-formed words. Mommy hears you taking her advisement: She…

April 15, 2018
Dad to Dad Chat, Issue 3
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Dad to Dad Chat, Issue 3

Let’s catch up with you, dad, and ask some random questions about your childhood.  As a child, did you have an invisible friend? “Not at all.”  Did you have a mentor growing up? “My high school basketball coach was like a mentor. I learned a lot from him.…

March 7, 2018
A Case Against Active Inactivity
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A Case Against Active Inactivity

When my wife was pregnant with our son, we were approached at a doctor’s appointment by an older woman, innocently, about how long we had until we were due. My wife and I sat in the waiting area, our son incubated (un)comfortably in her tummy-lap. We were down to those once-per-week…

January 15, 2018
Dad to Dad Chat, Issue 2
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Dad to Dad Chat, Issue 2

In part 2 of my interview with my husband, I initiated some pretty imaginative questions to delve a bit deeper into his actions as a child and how that scoped his mind as a father. Here is what I learned.  On his mischievousness as a child. On a scale of…

October 11, 2017
Dad to Dad Chat, Issue 1
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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 going to give the advice that resulted from that conversation to…

September 2, 2017
"Mom Brain": A Dad's Perspective
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“Mom Brain”: A Dad’s Perspective

I have vaguely heard of an element called “mom brain” just from being around my wife. If my definition is warranted, I would characterize the syndrome as when most thoughts become kid-friendly or involve the kids, even when they have nothing to do with the subject. Or, here’s a…

July 23, 2017
Meet Christopher Boone and Daughters Jarmea, Tenisha, and Meshawn
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Meet Christopher Boone and Daughters Jarmea, Tenisha, and Meshawn!

(Photo courtesy of Pink Mink Photography. Pictured left to right: Oldest daughter Jarmea carrying baby Jai, Christopher Boone, wife Kendra, son-in-law Johnny, grandson Jrue, second daughter Tenisha, and youngest daughter Meshawn) Q1: “What is your best quality as a father?” Christopher: “My best quality as…

June 16, 2017
Meet Johnny Paden and Jai!
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Meet Johnny Paden and Jai!

(Photo courtesy of Johnny Paden) Q1: “What is your best quality as a father?” Johnny: “I’m open-minded and relaxed. I’m not going into this with preconceived notions of how parenthood should go for me.” Q2: “What is your daughter’s best quality?” Johnny: “She is…

June 15, 2017
Meet Johnathan Gyles!
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Meet Johnathan Gyles and Daughters Jazmyne and Jaelynn!

(Photo courtesy of Johnathan. Daughter Jaelynn, age 2, center. Daughter Jazmyne, age 15, right) Q1: “What is your best quality as a father?” Johnathan: “The ability to give my children confidence.” Q2: “What are your daughters’ best qualities?” Johnathan: “Their listening skills and that…

June 14, 2017