Category: Being a Dad

What’s it like being a dad in the twenty-first century?
Every so often, I describe my thoughts and experiences. If you are a parent, soon will be, or like to read my take on it, this is what to read. Oh, and don’t laugh.

December 6, 2019 / Being a Dad
August 16, 2019 / Being a Dad
Screen Time

My daughter loves to watch TV. I think most children do. If ‘eating vegetables’ or ‘cleaning up’ were as riveting, the world would probably be a much better place.

March 15, 2019 / Being a Dad
Talking Toddler

I used to have a baby who made various undefined noises. Nowadays, I have a fully functional toddler who can talk. That took some getting used to.

October 26, 2018 / Being a Dad

Helicopter ParentingI was at a family reunion last week, running after my toddler all afternoon to keep her away from the knives and power outlets. One of my cousins remarked that she’d always just let her children run free; they had to learn for themselves, didn’t they? That got me thinking.

September 14, 2018 / Being a Dad