Relieved on My 1st Father’s Day (#FathersDay2017)

I had not necessarily looked forward to Father’s Day 2017 because holidays (outside of Christmas and Thanksgiving and maybe Veterans Day) are just not that big of a deal for me any more.  However, the holiday was just a reminder (that comes yearly, but I try not to wait for) that I should be grateful…

**Father’s Day Special**

**For Father’s Day in 2017, I wanted to get advice from different fathers for my own growth and maybe bless other new or young fathers.**                   Subscribe (and leave a review at either place):  Stitcher | iTunes | Please feel free to send me your questions, thoughts, and/or comments at: jdanner1@yahoo.com!

#Parenting: #Instincts Out of Thin Air?

Prior to becoming a parent, even before I was married, I took notice of my own parents reading books and articles on parenting.  They would discuss new things that they may have read and/or learned with each other to possibly implement into their parenting philosophy and strategy.  However, I would run into others who comically…

My Baby Boy (5 Months Later)

I have heard people say that having your own child changes you.  However, oddly enough, I do not feel much different than before my son was born or even before I knew he would be born.  Now, if they mean having a baby changes you physically, then, yes, I can see that.  Truth be told:…

Inwardly Thinking

I just had my son on Wednesday, September 21st.  His arrival has changed everything.  My hopes and dreams, my career and plans, have changed.  And actually for the better. I still reserve a little pessimism about our having this great life together as a family because that’s just the way I am.  I know life…

Perplexed by My Son’s Life

Soon, in a matter of days or weeks, my son will make his entrance into the world.  9 months – he is growing and being shaped and formed.  1 day – he is here.  He will be in front of me, God-willing, and there is no turning back (since I hope to be an active…

Intent on Being an Intentional Parent

What a moment it is when you come to the realization that you are soon to become a father. This is true of me as I am at the point in my life, where a baby will be running the show. My wife and I are expecting our little “bundle of joy” some time in September….