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fatherhood

My evolution from a single guy to a Denver dad

You remember the first time a baby photo from your good friends popped up on Facebook. Wow. They made the leap. They had become grown-ups. Good for them, but definitely not something for you and the wife. Of course, after a while, it became a regular occurrence. Every other post was a new little alien […]

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Pandemic Parenting is No Joke

Pandemic parenting’s no joke. But there’s still little bits of gold in this dark mineshaft that COVID has forced us into. That mineshaft – our world – is smaller now. With less in the outside, we’ve turned inward, toward the people we live with. It can be as intense as an overstuffed oven. I’ve had […]

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Happy Father's Day!

We love our Mile High Fathers.  Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers and singers of song. -Pam Brown A good father is one of the most underpraised, unnoticed and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society. -Billy Graham My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could […]

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Father's Day: Love Means Cleaning Up the Chunks

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, […]

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Nature vs. nurture: Is parenting overrated?

Yes or no: Is parenting overrated?  A new video debates this question, bringing new research to one of the oldest questions in child-rearing: nature vs. nurture. In this Oxford-style debate held by Intelligence Squared U.S., twin researcher Nancy Segal and behavioral geneticist Robert Plomin argue that parenting is indeed overrated and that the latest studies […]

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