Drinking after Work

Okay, confession time: I really like my main job. I kind of fell into teaching. I come from a family of teachers and sometimes it seems like a majority of the extended family, on both sides, either are teachers or have taught. I think that outside of my dad and brother, almost everyone else has … More Drinking after Work

Expecting

Today is February 5th. In roughly one month my life will undergo a giant, exciting upheaval. The expected date for the birth of our second child is March 5th. We are incredibly excited. I feel like I am alternating between a weird sense of numbness, in that I cannot imagine the changes a second child … More Expecting

Fatherhood (1)

I am exhausted. This week began with my camp work ending and my school work beginning. In addition, I needed to step up my share of picking up the our three year old from daycare. Generally speaking, my wife and I try and balance that out, but seeing as how she had to cover for … More Fatherhood (1)

Playing Superheroes

I have a three year old son, which means playing pretend is something that happens every day. We go from being dinosaurs to jungle animals to different vehicles. Sometimes this is free choice, but often times he announces our different roles. My wife and i are pretty used to being greeted but a chirpy voice … More Playing Superheroes