Tag: Dad

December 4, 2020 / Being a Dad

Today is Friday. Friday is my part-time day. Yes, I’m confident enough to admit I only work four days a week (on my day job). Actually, I think nobody should work five days a week; life’s too short to be stuck doing just one thing most of the time, which you might even hate. Let’s talk about part-time working.

October 9, 2020 / Being a Dad
June 26, 2020 / Being a Dad

This week, my daughter had her first swimming lesson. A quarter of the Netherlands is below sea level, and another quarter is prone to flooding by river. As a result, learning to swim is part of our culture. Still, when my four-year-old said ‘I can swim already, and I want to dive in the deep pool’ right before her first lesson, I found myself slightly worried.

May 15, 2020 / Being a Dad

It seemed like a year, but it was only eight weeks. Eight weeks ago the lockdown in the Netherlands came down, and this week it was eased. My daughter went back to school… well, back-ish.

March 20, 2020 / Being a Dad

Much of the world is in some degree of quarantine or another at this time. And being stuck at home with a child can be… challenging.