Tag Archives: SAHD

Father taking the lead in parenting

(wrote this in June 2016 and just discovered it in the ‘draft’ folder. Oops) We’ve been in Beijing for exactly five months. This Wednesday we leave to go on our great 2016 summer tour, in the USA. The boy and … Continue reading

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Horrible parents

“Parenting” isn’t a science, its an art and sometimes is just plain hard. But, there are a few things you can be successful, as long as you ‘remember’ to do them. Once your child starts losing teeth, do NOT forget … Continue reading

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Heading to Eugene

It’s been a LONG 23 week training cycle for this marathon. Started way back in Dec 2014 and I think this cycle has been the most unique of all my marathons. First starters, I’ve never trained more than 18 weeks. … Continue reading

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Sick of April

So glad April is behind us, it was not kind to the boy and I. First the boy feel hard to illness then it was my turn. The boy (knock on wood) just doesn’t get sick very often. Two bouts … Continue reading

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The next Jack Lalanne?

For those of you have who haven’t seen The Lego Movie, the main character is Emmett. An early scene shows his morning routine. One of the first things he does religiously each day is a bit of exercise, stretching and … Continue reading

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Get back into the kitchen

Being a SAHD or an ‘at home dad’ who runs a small business, and also is training for yet another marathon, the days are busy. The activity I do nearly every single day, rain or shine, that isn’t running, I … Continue reading

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Help the 5 year old kindergarten students do what??!?

I volunteer two mornings in Will’s kindergarten class. On Monday’s, I often do busy work for the teacher like cutting and pasting projects that will be displayed on the classroom wall. Or assist the teacher monitoring the kids working on … Continue reading

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The other day, at the school playground

How nice it is to see parents coming together after school is dismissed, while their children play¬† on the school playground. Each day, parents have the opportunity to meet new parents, chat with old friends and reinforce elementary school ‘community’. … Continue reading

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Three cheers for Emma Watson

Just came across this fine article by fellow SAHD Aaron, in Time magazine. …”Men are roundly criticized for working too much and spending too much time away from home, yet many people are suspect of stay-at-home dads and routinely stigmatize … Continue reading

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2014 Sunflower Trail Marathon and Relay recap

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Ran my first trail marathon last Saturday and within the first half, I began to wonder if I picked the wrong race to try a trail marathon. This was TOUGH, by far the toughest course I’ve ever run for a … Continue reading

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