A father in the sandwich generation seeks balance between caring for an aging parent and young child. Tips included!
Do Our Kids Like Us? What They Don’t Realize Now
To our kids, our personalities when we are out of parent mode are mysterious. So would they like us if we weren’t their caretakers?
Parenting Isn’t Perfection, Failure Isn’t Worthy of Praise
Perfection and parenting mix like water and oil yet we have this weird obsession with doing everything just right for our kids.
Part-Time At-Home Dad Feels Full-Time Regrets, Blessings
School teacher wonders if being a full-time, rather than seasonal, stay-at-home dad would have made a difference in his life and his kids.
Clash of Summer Plans for Dad, Daughter
When teen daughter has summer plans only to sleep in, dad starts to question whether he failed her by not have mid-year adventures planned.
Never Be Satisfied with Your Parenting
I’ll have that one slip-up and I’m back to zero again. It’s a vicious cycle. It’s soul-sucking. It’s Sisyphus. Thankfully, you do get points for trying.