It feels like it was just last week that Jen and I brought Baby Evelyn home from the hospital to settle in with her sister and two brothers. The reality is that it’s been a little over three months. I guess time flies (or drags?) when you don’t have a moment to sit down. I … Read More about How Do You Get Anything Done with a Newborn?
Summer has officially made itself known to most or all of the country at this point. Here in Virginia, we’ve already seen a blitz of weather advisories alerting us to heat indexes soaring into the 110º range. With the kids out of school, my wife and I tend to break up the monotony of the … Read More about Is It Possible to Find a Mobile-Life Balance this Summer?
Back in 2010, I found myself transitioning out of one career and into the role of ‘primary caregiver’ or ‘stay-at-home’ dad. I felt as if I had lost my way and had trouble wrapping my head around how changing diapers might ever be associated with saving the world. I didn’t see my role as having … Read More about Saving the World, One Dish and Dirty Diaper at a Time.
Becoming a parent isn’t always the smoothest ride. Yes, it’s often filled with wonderful experiences that are capable of putting an endless smile on your face, however, there are also moments that can eat away at your confidence and ultimately challenge your resolve. When we decided to try and conceive baby #3, we had several … Read More about Defining Moments in Parenting.
Camping is something that I’ve grown up with. Whether it be popping a $30 tent in the backyard of my childhood home or something as ambitious as driving to a nearby Appalachian Trailhead with the Scouts, I loved it’s simplicity. During my adolescence – it was about surviving in the wild, fishing for our dinner … Read More about Camping in the Great Outdoors.