Exploring Life

What does it say about our society when we applaud those who wake up at 4, 4:30, 5am to get in their “self care” — only to work themselves for the following 10-12+ hours with, often, the primary intention being to make more money or to have a greater reach into influencing society. What happens […]

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Children’s Book Reviewed by Dad: Peter Pan

Being 6 years old when Hook came out, I was a big fan, but not one of those fans that remembers all of the lines of the movie. I just liked it. However, I am not sure I fully grasped all of the nuances of the movie, even watching it when I was older.  Only […]

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The Magical Sleepsuit

Let’s take a few minutes to talk about Baby Merlin’s Magical Sleepsuit.  Damn, this thing is magical indeed!  Weston is about 17 weeks old and he had his best night of sleep in his tiny little life the first night we put him in the Magical suit.  He had entered into a sleep regression for […]

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Maternity Leave: A Father/Husband’s Perspective

My wife, Kait, is scheduled to return to work on November 4.  This will be about three and a half months after the birth of our son, Weston.  In the US this is considered a good maternity leave, however, it is not good enough…at all. Kait’s company offers twelve weeks of full pay maternity leave.  […]

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What It Is To Be A Father

Do you know that postpartum depression can affect fathers, not just mothers?  It’s true, and luckily it’s becoming more widely known and accepted.  Personally, I don’t care about labeling what someone is feeling or experiencing.  The important part here is that people understand they are not alone and what they are going through is real […]

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Travel | Charleston, SC | Part 1 of 3: Baby’s First Flight

Traveling with an 11 Week Old Baby | FIRST FLIGHT We decided to head to Charleston, SC for a few days with my parents. We were actually supposed to go to Charleston in April 2018 for the High Water Festival but we had to cancel because of a work project that had come up for […]

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Dad Struggles | 1

The past few weeks have been hectic to say the least.  Kait and I decided to put our house on the market, and in doing so our lives have become incredibly busy.  Though it is by far one of the most exciting times in our lives, it is also one of the most stressful.   […]

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Traveling with a Newborn: Cape Cod, MA

This was by far our longest car ride with Weston.  Philadelphia to Wellfleet, Cape Cod, Massachusetts is six and a half hours without stopping or traffic.  So at its best, it is double what we did last weekend, when traveling to Woodstock. We left Saturday morning. I had a client in the morning, so we […]

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Traveling with a Newborn: Woodstock, NY

This was our longest drive yet with Weston.  He was eight weeks old and every day has been different.  The past couple of weeks have been a little rough at times, as far as Weston’s sleeping and our sleep.  He had his best night of sleep yet, six hours straight and then three and a […]

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