It happened slowly. First I had to buy him some deodorant. Then it was face wash. Then I heard he and his friends talking about dating. But the day that his voice started to crackle, it hit me…
This past week 2 of my male co-workers welcomed a baby into their families. If you’re a parent you know what an exciting and exhausting time this can be. You’re captivated and completely consumed by your new addition and everything else in your life suddenly becomes secondary. It’s all you can do to keep it all together for you and your partner or wife… The first few weeks or even months are a quick and sudden blur. But unless you’re self employed or work for a modern and progressive company, a working father’s attentions are soon turned toward returning to work — ASAP.
I have two boys, ages 11and 9. In order to spare myself from the wrath that is sure to come upon their discovery that they have been written about, the eleven-year-old will herein be known as #1 and the nine-year-old will be known as #2.
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