Deep Thoughts

Far-Reaching Effects – Foster Parents Article

It’s been a month now, settling back into a family of four. It has definitely not all been roses, but it’s been good. Still in the midst of winter rains meant my husband was home a lot and that in itself was sheer awesomeness. We relaxed and spent lots of time playing & bonding. The boys seem to do better these days if we get out and spend time away from the house. I understand that, sometimes there are little…

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Why I No Longer Dread Resolutions – Single Dads are Cool – Single Dad, Parents Article

The word “resolution” used to make my skin crawl. I would go to New Year’s Day levies and people would ask me what my resolutions were for the upcoming year. In most cases, I would stare at the blankly, and tell them I didn’t believe in them. I just felt if you wanted to do or not do something, you made a plan, and did it. However, over the past couple of years, I’ve changed my rational about this. Maybe…

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An Open Letter to…Myself – Single Dads are Cool – Single Dad, Parents Article

Dear Rob, Keeping in mind that I know you better than anyone, I hope you read this and ponder it with sincerity of heart.  It’s not easy to speak frankly and directly with oneself. First off, being a single father, I know what you worry about most.  You want to be the best father you can be to the three souls that have been entrusted to you even though you only see them part time.  Your heart breaks when they…

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Overcoming Writer’s Block – Single Dads are Cool – Single Dad, Parents Article

For almost two months I have been struggling with writing anything. I have many topics to choose from but when I sit down to write, I stare at the page. I type a few sentences and the lose all interest and can’t seem to focus so I give up and go do something else. What has happened to me? I started off with a bang. The blog was an exciting new venture and another plus, great therapy. But now I…

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