The Unforgettable

I didn’t see much of my father until I was in late middle school. It was around this time when I decided to start wrestling as a sport. I wasn’t half bad. Growing up, I was a short and lean, but I was also surprisingly strong. This, coupled with the fact...

An Interview with Ponyboy: Respect

I will be honest, I don’t have an endless supply of insight to give you fathers out there who have a older boy. My oldest is 6, and I have all girls. I haven’t read to0 many books on raising boys (though realizing my deficit, I will soon). What I do have,...

Superman for a Day

      These last few weeks, I celebrated the birthday of my oldest daughter (now 6) and my youngest (she just turned 1). It’s crazy to think that it was only a few days ago my oldest was turning 1 (at least it feels that way). There is no better reminder than...

Walking a Different Path

  “Our children give us the opportunity to become the parents we’d always wish we had.” – Dr. Louise Hart, American psychologist, speaker, and writer      My own father entered the foster care system very early in his life. He was one of many...