How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad


Why Today Is The Best Day

Posted by on April 7th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

Today is my wife’s birthday. And thus, it is the best day. If you want to wish her a happy birthday, please post a comment below! Here are just a few reasons why my wife, Avara, makes my days great. She’s Weird Like Me She’s Stuck By Me For 16 Years She’s A Mom I’d […]

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No Rest For The Pickled

Posted by on October 17th, 2014, under SNAPSHOTS

Loading Good morning @howtobeadad! We love and miss you and can't wait for you to come home and join our pile of cuddles❤️ View on Instagram This is the image I woke up to yesterday morning. I took a new job which has me traveling more and these guys are taking it in stride. But […]

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The Gloaming Light

Posted by on July 9th, 2014, under SNAPSHOTS

There is a wakefulness between the purity of the aware and the somnolence of sleep that feels like anything is possible. It’s better than a dream. It’s a waking dream under my command. I haven’t felt it in some time, but I know it could be just past the horizon line. I am nearly there. […]

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Missing Pieces, Part 2

Posted by on January 15th, 2014, under NOTEBOOK

Continuing the epic saga of how my wife and I met all those years ago. If you haven’t read part one, just go here. Okay? So, we spoke by Instant Message, because we’re a cliched generation of internet users and “You’ve Got Mail” watchers, to set up a time to meet. We figured a public […]

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Welcome to Single Parenthood?

Posted by on January 10th, 2014, under NOTEBOOK

Growing up, the thought that my parents weren’t married didn’t really change my life. Sure, we went to my grandparent’s church a couple of times and I wasn’t allowed to eat a special cracker, but they loved each other. That was good enough for me. I was seven years-old when they broke up. It didn’t […]

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#FatBellyFriday – 36 Weeks

Posted by on November 22nd, 2013, under SNAPSHOTS

We’ve been overeating in advance of our national holiday commemorating over-eating. Our bellies reflect this hobby. We’ve settled into a sprint on the home stretch and it’s the point of no return. My wife remains pretty and glowing, while I remain petty and glowering. But don’t I make a beautiful pregnant dude? #FatBellyFriday – 36 […]

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Missing Pieces, Part 1

Posted by on October 30th, 2013, under NOTEBOOK

A few readers have asked for the story of how my wife and I met. We’ve discussed aspects of it here and in interviews with legitimate websites/journalists (unlike the site you are now on). But it all started with the Internet. So let’s travel back in time, shall we? The year was 1993 and I […]

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My Wife Just Said #112

Posted by on June 4th, 2013, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“‘Give me a kiss without tongue.’ Something I should not have to say to my toddler.” –Avara   You’d think she was talking about me and not my three-year-old son. You’d be wrong. It’s like he just learned his tongue is a deadly weapon. – Previous “My Wife Just Said…”    Follow us on Facebook. It’s […]

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My Wife Just Said… #110

Posted by on May 21st, 2013, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“You know you’re a mom when you find food in the creases of your skin.” –Avara   – Previous “My Wife Just Said…”   Follow us on Facebook. It’s the best way to stay connected to us.

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My Wife Just Said… #107

Posted by on April 23rd, 2013, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Just want to say thanks to the lady that made me spill my tea and aged me five years with her illegal turn into Taco Bell for a breakfast burrito.” –Avara   – Previous “My Wife Just Said…”   Follow us on Facebook. It’s the best way to stay connected to us.

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