As Nine Inch Nails so eloquently asked, “What have I become?” A parent.
They’re just extra steps needed to make his practice into perfect.
The only thing you can really say is “bless you”.
The saving grace, I told myself, was that she hadn’t seen me.
The kids are tired, the air is cold, and we’re way too far away from our starting point.
Without them, I would wallow in my own mind during times when my own mind is the most dangerous place to wallow in.
What came next could have destroyed me, if I let it.
Your kid is watching. You can’t scream. You can’t yell. You can’t say all the bad things you’re dying to say.
I never know what fatherhood surprises are lurking around the corner.
I never dreamed he’d play such a pivotal role in my home, but here he is.