A recent article published by the Washington Post induced an inner jaw drop/“you’ve got to be kidding me” reaction. The article is titled, “It turns out parenthood is worse than divorce, unemployment — even the death of a partner.” Did your jaw drop? Parenthood: worse than divorce. Worse than unemployment. Worse than the death of … More Is Parenthood Worse Than Death?
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Time for people to start singing those particular words, time for the holiday season to kick off. As I have anticipated a special Thanksgiving this year, with my parents coming to visit from out of town, and my father meeting my son for the first time, I’ve … More Black Thursday
Last night my life changed. Forever. My wife and I welcomed our first child, a son, into the world last night. It was an experience that is beyond the reach of words. Until he was born, all I could feel was anxiety, excitement, and anticipation. Today I feel happy, love, and of course, exhaustion. Today … More Taking on a New Role
Conference has come and gone, and it’s time to review notes and read through the text and soak it all in. Each of us have talks that speak to us. Elder Robbins’ “Which Way Do You Face?” really stood out to me. There are so many way to relate this to our lives. Direction is … More Which Way Do You Face?
My wife and I attended a hockey game Friday night. It was my wife’s first time. After the first period, I went up to the concession stands to grab a pretzel and a soda. No, this isn’t a rant about the ridiculously high prices. These are thoughts I had today as I compared my surroundings … More Night and Day