Parenting Life

A Dad’s Second Doula Story

My wife, Jillian, and I were blessed with the pregnancy of our second son two and a half years after our first was born. (At the time, we didn’t know the gender as we waited with both of our kids.) A common discussion topic we had throughout this second pregnancy was Jillian’s hope for a more “typical” birth experience. My…

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Parenting Life

Take Your Kids On Public Transportation

Boys like trucks and girls like dolls is the common adage. For my older son, this is definitely the case. He’s loved vehicles since he was very little. As I’m typing this, he’s watching an hour-long YouTube video of footage of real trains with no music or narration…and he’s completely engrossed. (It’s a bit too early to tell if our…

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