23 Things I Realized As a Dad in 2016

2016 was a tough year for a lot of people. Our nation showed how divided it is, many icons passed away, and a lot of our kids put Hatchimals on their holiday wish list. However, the one thing we all have in common is we had to raise our kiddos in spite of it all, and we did a damn good job at it (at least let’s keep telling ourselves that).

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Dads need more than paternity leave. We need understanding.

I’ll keep it real. There are some societal issues that make the lives of dads more difficult than necessary. Let me start with a story.

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Going Viral: Unfiltered

I’m honored to be a part of the #ParentingUnfiltered movement by Plum Organics because it’s about being okay with the fact parenting can be difficult, messy, exhausting, frustrating, and embarrassing at times. I’ve learned that it’s almost impossible to relate to the parent who has it all figured out, because that parent doesn’t exist.

Unfortunately, it took me a while to learn that valuable lesson. Let me explain.

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