Category Archives: Father

The Changing Tides of Special Needs Parenting & the Cycle of Grief: We’re Lucky. But Sometimes It Doesn’t Feel That Way. [Featured on the Mighty]

Full post featured on The Mighty.¬† The morning surf-check is one of life’s delicacies. A day of clean waves is nothing short of a gift from God. Unfortunately, the clean lines that surfers crave do not always march to shore. … Continue reading

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Our New Normal {Awesome Mack}

This post has been 1 year, 72 days and two hours in the making. Hands down the hardest post anything I’ve ever had to write. But it feels good. Cathartic. Mrs. Dude already shared some thoughts on her fabulous blog. … Continue reading

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The Reality of Parenting: An Occasional Hit to the Groin

Parenting is rad. Very rad. However, for anyone considering a journey down the parental path, every yin has a yang. The reality of parenting? Sometimes, as you stretch your arm across the counter to purchase a pound of your favorite … Continue reading

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A Most Excellent Paper Airplane [Quick & Easy How To]

We can’t all be origami masters, but we all certainly need some righteous paper airplane skills. A piece of paper, a few folds – bam – hours¬†minutes of fun for the whole fam. I’ve always been a traditionalist when it … Continue reading

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12 Tips for Fatherhood Awesomeness

Short, but sweet. I’d like to think I have a firm grasp on the majority of these tips, but some great reminders never hurt. 12 Tips for being a radical dad [from LifeHack]… Give ’em some love. Spend time with … Continue reading

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