A Thoughtful Discussion by Thoughtful Pop

(Topic: Instant Gratification) “What are you laughing at?” “Dad. He’s mad again. He was trying to do that ‘serious face’ thing. Slays me every time. What are you building?” “A helicopter dog. What’s he mad about?” “Sweet – I like the antlers. He was telling me that I had to put away the tea set … Continue reading

On the Impossibilities of Writing, Fathering and Blogging by Lick The Fridge

Topic: Instant Gratification Being a father right now is impossibly hard. My twenty-two month old twins are incessantly – impossibly – demanding. The concept that it takes time to respond to these demands, if only a few seconds, has not yet settled in their minds. Exasperated whines and exaggerated cries are the norm when they … Continue reading