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Our son is walking, almost running now and trying to be a daredevil with the furniture in the house. He has started looking right at me, smiling a little to see my reaction and then leaping, falling, and testing my reflexes. 458 more words

New Parents

Celebrating Dads at the Birth of Their Children

by John Hoffman

Last June, the Huffington Post published a nice photo essay about fathers at the birth of their babies. They used a title that was total click bait: … 709 more words


Don't Question Her Patriotism

(Photo Above: Gabby Douglas. Source: The Huffington Post – Zondervan)

I’ve attended enough baseball games to know that as soon as the National Anthem comes on, you take off your cap, stand at attention and place your hand over your heart. 471 more words


Michael Phelps: All-Time Olympian Learns Life Is More Than Swimming

(Photo Above: Michael Phelps ; Source: NBC Sports)

You know you’re part of something greater than yourself when the people around you scream for you to never retire. 967 more words



One of the happiest days of my life was finding out that my wife was pregnant with our son. It comes to no surprise that when my wife was acting strange I was suspicious that we might be expecting again. 346 more words


Calm and Alert Fathering 101

by John Hoffman

You know how people say, “Wow! He was in such a state!”

That “state” they’re talking about is a combination of intense emotion and a high level of arousal. 808 more words

Father Involvement

Happy Father's Day to my Brother-in-law

Welcome to fatherhood.  I’m so happy for you and your new family, I can’t stop smiling.  I can’t and won’t offer any advice you probably haven’t already received.  341 more words