When it comes to being a dad, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. After the birth of our second, I created my fatherhood statement of purpose.
What it means to Live to the Full has changed from the years I spent playing basketball in my driveway to seeing my kid play basketball in our driveway, recreating the same moments that I created myself.
It seems as though our kids grow up right before our eyes. Sometimes though it takes us leaving for a few days to realize just how quickly they are growing up.
The older I get, the more aches and pains I have that are associated with it, but those aches and pains also serve as a reminder of the joys of fatherhood.
It isn’t easy calling yourself a dad, but not everyone can call themselves one. You need to start owning being a dad, and you need to start doing that NOW!
I never thought that I would be a helicopter parent, but it wasn’t until our son was playing with our camera that there is video evidence that I am in fact a, helicopter parent.
When I was asked, what is an involved father? You would have thought that the answer would have been clear to me, but it was far from it.