The world outside may be cruel, but behind our front door, there’s no fear, judgment, or shame. There’s unconditional love.
It’s good to give your kids positive reinforcement, but also to remind them that the entire world isn’t standing in awe of them
I’ve lifted up heavy objects, taught her to ride a bike, and won more crane games than I can count. Most times I come through in the clutch when I know her eyes are watching.
I’m starting to become the lame one in our dynamic. I know it. I’m not completely there yet, but give it time.
It was one of the most heart-wrenching-in-a-good-way moments I have ever had in my life.
In this context, I barely even know what “noob” means.
I watch though the lens of my camera and the lens of my fatherhood and can’t believe what I am seeing.
It’s easy to be so fixated on one specific victory that we miss all the other ones happening around us.
The best I can do is come storming back down the hallway mumbling about, “Freakin’ socks and this house.”
This wasn’t home and no other parents were doing it. That’s what makes it “embarrassing.”