Confession of an Introverted Parent

Today is my oldest daughter’s first day of Kindergarten, and I couldn’t be more excited. I’m excited because she’s excited. I’m excited because she goes to a great school and the teachers there do an absolutely fantastic job. I’m excited because she is going to learn so much and grow so much during this school […]

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Teach the Children Well

“Dad, it’s really quiet out here. I love it when it’s quiet. I don’t like noisy places.”   My five-year-old daughter is just like me. She doesn’t like noise. She doesn’t like crowds. She doesn’t like to hustle and bustle. She likes to get away, to a quiet place, a place where she can think, […]

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Why Dad Does Hair

“Oh my goodness, your hair is so pretty! Did Mommy do that?”   “No. Daddy did it.”   I swell up every time.   “Who did your hair this morning?”   “Dad. He’s the hair guy.”   You bet I am.   “Is your hair shaped like a heart?”   “It’s a heart braid. Daddy […]

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