Tag Archives: fatherhood

i think i’m alone now

At the end of this week, my three-and-a-half-year-old babygirl will have been a preschooler for an entire month. Her big sister’s already been a full-fledged third grader for a month. And they’re both loving it—let’s get that out of the … Continue reading

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fathers and daughters

He called out to me as I was taking the blue recycling bin out of the side yard by the garage to roll to the curb. He had stopped his bicycle in the middle of the street, several feet away … Continue reading

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naptime

Today I took a nap. And it was good. I like to take naps. If I could take a nap every day, I would. I don’t know what it is about taking care of children that is so draining. I … Continue reading

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#asiandadspotting: pnc grow up great

Usually, this sort of thing would be reserved for a post over on Rice Daddies [and I will post this over there soon, I promise] but, well, it’s NaBloPoMo, and just past the halfway mark, so here it is. Asian American dads … Continue reading

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miss personality

The Button is just two months shy of turning three years old, and while she continues to be, shall we say, on the small side [or as her physician mother and her physician calabash uncles and aunts say, “she’s on … Continue reading

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rad friends and family

[After last night's unscheduled hiatus brought to you by my parents' being in between ISPs, my WordPress iPhone app not working, and WordPress on Safari for iPhone being equally wonky in different ways, NaBloPoMo is back on track!] If I … Continue reading

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words with friends

We got to Russo’s a little early to get ready for tonight’s Rad Dad reading and meet up with anthology editor Tomás Moniz. Looking out at the rows of empty folding chairs, I started to get a little nervous. What … Continue reading

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seven

Yesterday, my baby girl turned seven. Seven Halloweens ago, our Pumpkin decided to play trick-or-treat two weeks before her due date and, not to be melodramatic or anything, changed our world forever. Watching her grow and change from a tiny, … Continue reading

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putting engaged fatherhood on the books

This morning I took The Button to our local public library‘s weekly preschool storytime, to which we hadn’t been in a long time because of her nap schedule. As part of One Book, One Bakersfield, One Kern‘s citywide reading of … Continue reading

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race is always a parenting issue

[originally posted at The Good Men Project] Last week, The Good Men Project started a conversation about race by publishing 8 articles from diverse points of view over the course of the week. However, the site launched the series last … Continue reading

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