Now that my kids are old enough to read, I’ve been thinking seriously about when I should retire this blog.
The charter of this blog is “anecdotal stories about fatherhood,” and I’ve been able to keep to it for the past six years or so. But as the kids get older, I have to respect their privacy, and I have to do so before they even become aware of this blog. Eventually, they’re going to get online. I just have to accept that.
So, today, the kids start arguing about something silly. I start laughing, and yell, “Stop! Stop! Stop!” I want them to be quiet so that I can point out to them exactly how silly they’re being.
They both quiet down, and they can tell I’m not mad.
Maddie offers, “Daddy, this would be good for you to blog.”
I had no idea she knew. But what does she know? I have to re-think everything.
Who We Were Then
- Maddie (7 years old)
- Aaron (5 years old)