We’re All Guinea Pigs

We’re All Guinea Pigs

A few years ago, my world changed when I began dating a single dad whose youngest child was a toddler. Bonding with and loving his two kids has been the single most enriching and rewarding — and sometimes frustrating and exhausting — experience of my life. During the...
The. Very. Best. Valentine. Ever.

The. Very. Best. Valentine. Ever.

This year I came up with the best Valentine’s Day gift ever for my wife and daughter. It’s inexpensive and, unlike a bouquet of flowers, should last beyond their lifetimes. They’ll love it! I can’t think of a better way to express how much I...
Fat Demons

Fat Demons

My grandmother lay in bed at a hospice facility, days away from death. With her loving children by her side, she looked at her belly and — as she had done for all of the years I’d known her — complained that she was too fat. What? What did she think six-pack abs...
Daddy’s Philosophy

Daddy’s Philosophy

This special day got me to thinking about America’s spirit of giving, and I don’t mean this overdone business of Christmas gifts. I mean our true spirit of giving — giving of ourselves. Yes, we are a country of rugged individualists. Yet there’s also...
A More Meaningful Mother’s Day Gift

A More Meaningful Mother’s Day Gift

Americans love Mother’s Day. We love it so much that we’re collectively shelling out about $19 billion this year on gifts, special meals, and cards. But when it comes to educating our kids about how most women become mothers, we’re much less...
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