Improvising Fatherhood

A blog about the comedy of being a dad.

From the Vault: This was originally posted to the old IF site on January 4, 2016. I was reading a book about samurai to my 6-year-old. The book explained that women were trained in sword fighting, not to go to war, but to protect the home. 6-year-old: Oh come on, why couldn’t women go to …

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Parker is always building, creating, and inventing something. One of his favorite gifts for Christmas was just a bag of assorted craft supplies from the Dollar Store. Last night he was working with Perler Beads. He was in his room for an hour, headphones on listening to an audio book, as he made an assortment …

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From the Vault: This article was originally posted on the old IF site on April 7, 2015 We always have an agenda with our kids. Especially during bed time. The bed time routine is a surgically precise itinerary filled with teeth brushing, potty going, and book reading.  Lately I’ve felt myself having a tough time …

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