This was the most challenging part of the divorce. I was still my kids' dad. But I was no longer anything to my stepchildren.
My dance passion has introduced me to my closest friends and my fantastic girlfriend. I've met people from all over the world and learned so much about life.
Read the story about why it stresses me out so much.
I woke up early on a Saturday, and there weren't any cartoons or a bowl of Frosted Flakes waiting for me.
"You have permission to not write. But you don't have permission to do anything else." Neil Gaiman
Virtually everyone author that we admire struggles to write. Almost everyone author that we admire struggles to write. Yet they still push themselves. How?
Haters are everywhere. Critics are everywhere.
But haters and critics aren't the same. Hate is stupid. Yet, critics and criticism have value. They provide the feedback needed to improve your craft, art, and life.
There Are Good People All Around Us in Spite of What the Headlines Want us To Believe
My daughter called me nervous and afraid. Her car had stalled in the middle of the road…
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How a Clueless But Observant Man Prepared His Daughters for Life
We all have secret powers developed in childhood that become our unfair advantage. Mine?
A dad spends a lot of time worried about keeping our kids safe. Having open and candid conversations around money is as vital as conversations about sex.
I once had thousands and thousands of comics.
Today I bought my first books from an actual comic shop in over 20 years. It felt exhilarating to support a new local business in my area.
"Dad, I'm a Stoic. You made me a Stoic!"
It's true. I have been intentionally programming my girls from the very beginning.
#Girldad started trending and became cool. But showing up is more than hashtags and feeling good about ourselves.
“My written words…
are my most precious asset. They are also a history of my life.”
My words, stories, and life have value. If only to my daughters.