How to Be a Dad

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“Leaves” : Convos With My 2-Year-Old

Posted by on November 20th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Adults just don’t know about certain things like kids do. That’s why you’ll always do it wrong when you’re trying to do it yourself, even with a child’s careful and thorough instructions. Do your best, but know that your best will always be a failure. It’s cute if you look at it the right way, […]

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The Bee Whisperer

Posted by on July 12th, 2012, under NOTEBOOK

Watching our toddler flit from flower to flower like a giddy garden gnome stalking the little flying honey-makers, Lizzie and I have exchanged many a stressed look and repeated, “Why bees? Why did it have to be bees!” Bees have been a wealth of lessons so far for Lucas (3yo). Lessons about nature, dependence, purpose, […]

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The Call of Nature!

Posted by on May 19th, 2011, under NOTEBOOK

The older boys, Max and Cody, and I headed out for a hike on the weekend. About 5 minutes in, the blazing eye of the sun microwaving my neck reminded me that I didn’t bring any sunscreen. But, as I explained to Lizzie later (as she applied aloe), there is a difference between forgetfulness or […]

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