This post hits on a handful of reasons being a father is hard and all the more reason to not become complacent with our performance as a father.
All of us have weaknesses in fatherhood, and these five are good starting points for self-reflection.
There you are…quitely lurking away from view. Your prey doesn’t see you and you are getting ready to pounce. One wrong move and you will scare them away. You can’t afford to make a noise or you will lose the hunt. Everything is riding on this moment…then you strike. TICKLE MONSTER!!!!!!!! Your heart and life instantly fills with laughter as your children succomb to the power that comes with identifying pressure points on the body meant for tickling. You are a father. You are awesome and you know it. Then, as soon as it started, it abuptly ends in a crash! You just broke something. Something Mommy really likes. Kids and Daddy are now in trouble. Oh, but it was worth it.
There have been so many times during my work day where I will start laughing simply thinking about my kids. I will look at a picture on my…
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