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Twenty Years Ago April 14, 2008

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Parenting/Children.
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Twenty years ago, at this moment, my wife and I were wondering if sleep would ever come on this night. It had been an eventful day, a crazy evening, and every indication was that we were looking forward to a night that might not yield any sleep at all.

Twenty years ago, we were awaiting the birth of our first son. No other single event in my life has changed me the way becoming a father changed me, and for that, I am unbelievably grateful. I’m grateful for the things I’ve experienced, and grateful for who I’ve become as a result of becoming a dad.

Proof can be found here.

To My Son: Happy Birthday January 8, 2008

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Parenting/Children.
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Today is yours and Elvis’ birthday. Time to break out the peanut butter and ‘nanner sandwiches. (Or maybe the peanut butter and ‘nanner Reese’s.)

pb and nanner

Today, you’re seventeen years old. I know you’ve noticed the dramatic difference that seems to exist between being sixteen and seventeen, based on your comment the other day of “Wow… I’m old.” We laughed about that when you said it, but it’s true. What a huge difference one year makes… (more…)