Baby Jedi with a Lightsaber
Yep, We’re Gonna Talk About Star Wars Today If you come to this blog for updates on my baby, don’t expect them here. I’m a nerd. Sometimes I just want to talk about Star Wars. Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi Luke Skywalker might be my favorite character in all of Star Wars (though Ewan’s Obi-Wan is a close call). When I was younger, I used to hate him in A New Hope, because
The Face of Depression
This Was A Hard Post To Write Anyone who lives with depression knows that it affects every aspect of your life. I go in and out of major depressive episodes of varying intensity that can last anywhere from a single day to a few months. Unfortunately, that didn’t stop when I had a baby. Well, it stopped for a while… I started a blog. I started working out. Lost about 20 pounds. I took some
Baby chewing on pacifier
CURSE WORDS! They’re fun to say! They make you sound cool! They enhance your angry internet rants! Or maybe not, but it probably doesn’t stop you from dropping a “bad word” or two when you’re angry. Or if you’re from Ohio like me, most of your favorite words would probably be censored on television. In most situations, there’s nothing wrong with swearing when you’re an adult, but every parent fears getting a call from their child’s
Baby Eating Sand

Baby’s First Vacation

Posted by Mathew Stevens on August 22, 2018
Category: Parenting
Sam is nearly 8 months old now, and the past two weeks have seen his first two major road trips. The first weekend, we drove 3 hours to and from Michigan to visit his great grandpa. Then the next weekend, we rented a cabin at Lake Hope, Ohio. And neither turned out as bad as I was worried they would be. The Long Trip to Michigan Three hours in the car to Michigan?! I expected
Okay, not really. But I’ve been in love with this graphic novel series lately called Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples. It’s a story about family and the love, sacrifice, pain, fear, pride, and joy of being a parent. It’s also about magic and robots and fantasy and war and sex and the consequences of violence and oh so much more. It’s the kind of book that you’ll fall in love with even if