This past Valentine’s Day, our son and daughter each got cards in the mail from their grandparents. Inside our son’s card was a ten dollar bill. He immediately became very excited, with a wide smile and look of excitement on his face. I imagined that images of a new action figure or some type ofContinue reading “Altruism”
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Love means never having to say atchoo!
A castle turned restaurant. Candlelight. Fine wine and amazing food late into the night. This was a Valentine’s Day for my wife and I several years ago in the days before parenthood. As I write this in the present, two kids later, it is again Valentine’s Day. There is no wine. Just a large supplyContinue reading “Love means never having to say atchoo!”
Two guys just hanging out on Valentine’s Day
I spent this Valentine’s Day with our little guy. As we’re still battling the croup (and its effects slowly making its way into mommy and daddy’s adult-sized bodies now), we’ve been alternating taking days from work so that someone can stay with the little guy at home while he’s sick and administer his nebulizer treatments.Continue reading “Two guys just hanging out on Valentine’s Day”