The days of, "there are no socks up here" quickly become "I'm going to a study group with friends" as they hit the teenage years.
I know there are things that he doesn't get about my world. There are things about his world that I don't get. The things we do both understand, though, are special.
We're all artists who can't enjoy our own work because we see the errors that no one else does.
Ugh! Why would you make him kiss me like that!?
I'm not saying that I dress them up in little outfits and take them for walks; but if you're the type of person who does that, I'm saying I can understand.
You stop caring about what people think of you when you realize how seldom they do.
So many people like to preach about the importance of fathers in a family unit but then look down on them when they arrive pushing a stroller.
Chris's death devastated me. Even now as I write this 13 years later, I have a hard time expressing my feelings about it.
It seems like from the moment I became the father of a girl, there has been a concerted effort by the world to make me realize that she would one day grow up and move on.