How to Be a Dad

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The Wanted

Posted by on July 24th, 2014, under SNAPSHOTS

Finn, this weekend after I put you on a timeout you said to me, “You don’t want me anymore?” If I never hear those words again in my life it will be too soon. We talked about why you thought that, what it means to be an older brother and then I asked you a […]

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My Wife Just Said… #166

Posted by on June 23rd, 2014, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Looks like Arden took a dip in my gene pool. #littleoldmanbaby” -Avara   The question of where a child’s looks come from is a big one for parents-to-be. After Finn was born, people said he looked like me. I assumed he might look like one of us. I mean hopefully, right? But when we learned we […]

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My Wife Just Instagrammed… #164

Posted by on June 9th, 2014, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“This is us. Frozen washcloths all daynightday long. Two teeth down how many to go???” -Avara   Last week, it was surgery. This week it’s four teeth coming in at the same time. Are they the same thing? Not quite. But this kid has been through the ringer. Two teeth have made their jagged entrance so […]

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Storming the Beaches

Posted by on May 20th, 2014, under NOTEBOOK

Another installment from my Instagram account, @CharlieCapen where I capture thoughts, and release them back into the ether of Instagram. But mainly, it’s a journal for my two boys. Typos are free of charge. “Finn: Today we woke at 6:30am and drove to the beach to see what answers we could find. Just the two […]

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