Posts tagged Fatherhood
Feeling Guilty or Selfish About Your Time

Let me know if this sounds familiar. You come home from work ready to be active, get in a workout, or go for a run. You’re determined. The only problem is the second you walk in the door your bombarded with, “Daddy!”. Your child, or children, run to give you a hug. Before you even have time to take off your jacket they’re pulling you to the couch or floor, imploring you to play or show you something they made. Playtime quickly becomes dinnertime, which quickly becomes bath-time, then bedtime, which quickly becomes collapse-on-the-couch-with-your-wife-time. By this point you’re exhausted, your motivation is shot, and it’s time to go to bed and start the day over again.

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Let It Out And Get Inside Your Head

My mind is always racing, but it was nice to hear hers was too.  I didn't share all that was going on in my head because I didn't want to burden her with it.  I wanted to protect her from the swirling tornado of thoughts that goes on in there all the time.  Okay, maybe not when I'm watching football, but heck she escapes into Grey's Anatomy.  But I digress.

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