Newborns

30 Days of Calm Part 1: How One Dad of 3 Small Kids Found Some (Inner) Peace & Quiet

30 Days of Calm Part 1: How One Dad of 3 Small Kids Found Some (Inner) Peace & Quiet

What would you, new parent, give to have a moment of solitude?

To feel like there aren’t a million things going on?

To feel like you aren’t worrying about what’s going to happen, and regretting all the parenting blunders you just made?

Let me tell you what’s worked well for me in the past month.

100% Dad. 0% Husband: How Striving For 'Perfect Dad Status' Is Not the Real Goal in Marriage

100% Dad. 0% Husband: How Striving For 'Perfect Dad Status' Is Not the Real Goal in Marriage

In the endless pursuit of becoming a a 100% perfect dad - the guy who is always there for his kids, who supports them and nurtures them and loves them, who is doing what everyone thinks a great dad should do - it is incredibly easy to act and feel like a 0% husband. (And sometimes, that's me.)