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Of my four children, Morgan has the record for "youngest age to lose the first tooth", beating her big brother James by three months. Her brother Jarvis, who is two years her senior, only lost his first tooth earlier this month!
My oldest child is 19 today. Happy Birthday Sweet Baby James.
When 2020 began, I had two things I wanted to get done before the end of the year. I wanted to get rid of my 21 year old fossil fuel vehicleI wanted to get a vasectomyI got rid of the old Protégé in June and this morning I got my
Today was a first for me. I drove to Waterloo to meet my boy for brunch down the street from his new apartment. He's living on campus while attending Laurier University. Korner Kitchen Breakfast & Brunch EateryFollowing a great brunch, we took the short walk to check out his new
I'm slowly plugging myself back in after an amazing trip to Pinery Provincial Park with three of the kids. I borrowed a Lincoln Aviator for the 500 km round trip and I'm glad we did because the four of us and all our gear takes up a lot of space.
My oldest is leaving home to begin the next chapter of his life. He's off to university. I spent a lot of time with him this weekend, shooting hoops, watching hoops, and discussing his future. He's got a game plan and he's sticking with it. Yes, he requires substantial financial
It's cold out. How cold is it? It's too cold to bike, and that's a rarity for me. Since I'm skipping my lunchtime ride today, I thought I'd take the opportunity to write here. I've simply had no time as I've been swamped with TMDS and fatherhood responsibilities. And when
I've got everything I could ask for right here.
It's a Wonderful Life is one of those movies referenced everywhere in popular culture. It's omnipresent, and whether you've seen it or not, you feel as though you know the story. I was 29 years old when I watched it for the first time. That Christmas Eve, with the toddler
A couple of years ago, the six of us drove to PEI for what I thought might be a last hurrah of sorts. My oldest son was 14 and I wasn't sure how interested he'd be in future family road trips. Luckily, the now 16 year old still digs me
My daughter got her braces off today. That means I've been taking her to monthly appointments these past two years, giving me plenty of time to wander around Cloverdale Mall. I joke that Cloverdale is heaven's waiting room, because it's chock full of old people during weekdays, but I find
My son just spent the week at a Nike Tennis Camp at James Gardens, which is a fantastic camp located on the Humber River, with four tennis courts, clubhouse access and nature trails. There are three other Nike Tennis Camps located in Toronto that offer a unique camp atmosphere, and
My oldest daughter is graduating from grade eight next week and moving on to high school next September. Last night, I attended her final concert at Humbercrest Public School, and since my youngest two are attending a different primary school, it was the last time I'll ever be in that