Month 4 Status Update

As we enter the fall, my favorite time of year, I am looking forward to the leaves changing, the cool crisp morning air, and the pumpkin flavored coffee, but even more so, I continue to grow more interested in just watching my son become intrigued by so many little things that we take for granted…

Guaranteeing An Inheritance For My Son

One characteristic of living in a consumerist society is that individuals are not taught how to save for their future, yet alone the future of their children. Whether due to ignorance, fear, or wanting to seem cool, nearly all parents and teachers will fail to…

Be Considerate, Recycle

Did you know that the Pacific Ocean has a floating trash pile that currently stretches over 1.6 million square kilometers? For context, that is more than twice the size of Texas and is almost the size of the entire country of Mexico. Also referred to as the North Pacific Garbage Patch, the amount of debris continues to accumulate each year due to the amount of non-biodegradable items that end up discarded into our rivers and oceans…

Creating A Legacy Letter

Brace yourself, things are about to go up a notch! It is a sobering thought to consider that whether by accident, disease, or act of God, I might not live to see my son’s first birthday. Although the likelihood that this will occur is significantly low, as a father, the fact that this prospect exists is reason enough for me to make arrangements now…

15 Easy Things To Do In Preparation For The Birth of Your Child

As a recovering Type A personality, I constantly face the internal predicament between wanting to be as highly optimized as possible and choosing to enjoy the present moment without over analyzing it. This is one of those times in which the former wins out! As a result, and hopefully for your benefit, the following list contains 15 things that I either did in preparation for the birth of my son, or in hindsight, wish that I had done in preparation for his arrival…

Eat, Sleep, Roar: 0-3 Months

Although already three months have passed, the day that my son was born feels like it was only moments ago. I would agree with many that this is because it is one of the most exhilarating moments in my life, but I would also say that it is in part due to the ongoing sleep deprivation that my wife and I are continuing to experience!..

Loving Your Partner Through Cleaning

Soon to be fathers, something that you will progressively come to understand is that as your partner’s pregnancy approaches its end, it is very likely that your partner is not going to be the benevolent, caring, loving, generally pleasant person with whom you remember deciding to have a baby. However, do not feel sorry for yourself. After all, you are largely responsible for depositing the little human being that is growing inside of her,..

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