Category: Fatherhood

Fatherhood

questions from my son

So it's been almost four years since my London born wife and I adopted a little boy. He’s about to turn 6 and as I look into his young, bright eyes and find comfort from the way he’s always…
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Fast Forward

Big chunk of time has passed since I last posted anything and for good reason, I've been writing a book about becoming a father. I'm amazed I was able to write such a thing let alone the fact that it…
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Just Visiting

My son is very excited about getting back to the states this summer. He's been two times before so he has a good idea what's in-store. He wants to go to the beach, go camping, ride bicycles and ride…
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Just Routine

When I'm away from my son I obviously miss him and am thankful for the technology that gives us FaceTime but oddly enough it's the day to day routine I miss as well. Monday through Friday: he's awake…
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Stand your ground?

Growing up in America, more specifically North Idaho (yes, very much different than the southern part of the state) there were certain things you just took as a given. Without reading out a laundry…
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Uphill

Holy Crap! Being a dad is not for the faint of heart nor is it a part time endeavor, obviously. A five year old boy is relentless. At school his teachers sing his praises. He helps out, looks after…
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Curry Goat!

I'm lucky. Sure my son is of Afro-Caribbean decent and obviously I'm not. Scotch-Irish actually but my relatives are from the Caribbean and besides the fact they love him and think he's amazing…
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Are you serious?

Now that I'm the father of a five year old boy who's black I've been asked some amazing questions about my current situation and all of them are meant to be serious questions and as a result the…
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Big for his age

Everyone has their own interpretation of what comfort food is. For me it's stupid things like Frosted Brown Sugar Cinnamon Poptarts, Cream of Wheat cereal and home made macaroni and cheese. For kids…
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The white guy

When you're the father to a black kid the question of race seems to be one of those things that just hangs around. Not racism, which I'll have to address again and again I'm certain but just simply…
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