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Fathers of Multiples: A Great Blog for Dads

I became aware of the Fathers of Multiples website when blogger Aaron Lunceford kindly reviewed Adventures with Twins. This blog -- written "by dads, for dads" -- is a terrific find, even for moms, it turns out. It's full of handy tips such as Surviving the First Month with Multiples and Getting Your Twins to Help Clean. They ...

Lessons Learned from Losing My Child in a Crowd

It happened yesterday. The moment we all fear as parents. The sense of absolute terror to look around and find... your child is missing. It was a gorgeous day in Honolulu. We headed to Kapiolani Park for the Lei Day celebration ("May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii" the saying goes") - hula dancing and live ...

Ode to Middle Age

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I wrote this poem for my birthday. Hope you enjoy.   Ode to Middle Age   I don’t feel 44.   I don’t look it, I think.   I mean yes, Certainly The crows feet creep out from the corners of my eyes Lines arch across my brow Cracked skin spans my chest Veins rise on my hands-- Bearing witness to my years on this planet.   But I am not somber cynical or resigned   As ...