As fathers, we not only owe it to our kids to be our best version, we owe it to ourselves. A good fitness routine is, therefore, a must.
Basing a decision solely on happiness might be fine for minor things and terrible for life, but how often in life can one simply choose joy.
Finding Zen during my solitary runs makes my early mornings stuffing lunch sacks through my late nights up with a sick kid, all worth while.
Jogging simplifies life as it clarifies thought, dousing everyday trivialities, and helping this dad be a better father and husband.
I think running with my daughter is going to be our thing even though running is annoying, frustrating and brings me so much pain. Like she does at times.
Although brain damage from Fetal Alcohol Syndrome left him clumsy and afraid to ride a bike, my special-needs son proved to be a runner … and a leader.