Tag: parenting

Another Dad Post

I did a short post about being a girl dad on Thursday. I’m also a boy dad. Being a boy dad for me meant being Coach Alan for a while. It meant a lot of activity and a lot of time outside. My son has always has a lot of energy and was never one…

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A #girldad Post

One of the things that resulted from Kobe Bryant’s death was the multitude of posts from people about being a girl dad. I loved seeing the posts from dad’s with their daughters but I didn’t post one of my own. I have a son and a daughter and I felt the girl dad thing was…

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Empty Nest Day

Today is the day. For the first time since 1996 we will have no kids living at home. We are loading the car this morning and moving our daughter in to her dorm. I’m not sure I’m ready for that drive back in an empty car. I’m hoping I can hold off on the crying…

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Time for Tater: The Reboot?

My daughter left for a two-day college orientation today. We are now two months away from an empty nest. That mean we are two months away from me deciding what I’m going to do with all of my alone time. Some options: Do nothing new: Stay at the same job. Arrive home two hours before…

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