An Open Letter To My Wife on Mother’s Day

It's almost silly to only have one day a year to honor you, when you do so much. You work so hard and take care of our little family. Though you are the sole breadwinner in the house, you bear our financial burden with confidence. The pressure never gets you down, but I know working... Continue Reading →

Hit The Ground Running

I thought as Piper got older, things would get easier; however, nothing could be further from the truth. As much work as it was taking care of her as a baby, she would nap five times a day—at least in the beginning. I'd gladly take five breaks a day at this point. As she became... Continue Reading →

Piper’s Masterpiece vs. The Giant Robot

As I've mentioned before, although Piper and I engage in what can most commonly be described as "free play," my wife is more likely to engage her in structured and civilized activities. Recently, Amy taught Piper how to paint. She loves it. Now every painting is her masterpiece. She always asks, "Mommy, can I work... Continue Reading →

Notes from Mom: No Pants Tuesday

Note: This is the second in a series of occasional guest posts from my wife, Amy, who swoops in to give us a working wife’s perspective on parenting. January 26, 2010 Checking my phone after walking out of the Hilton I see a text from Jeff which reads: “I don’t think we will go out... Continue Reading →

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