Monthly Archives: July 2012

Letting Go of My Kid

What was supposed to be a simple hike with Noah ended up teaching me that letting go of your kid and watching them climb without you is painful but necessary.

An Unlikely Friend

Saturday night I said goodbye to a good friend. On paper, we shouldn't necessarily be friends. Yet, he's a friend I'm really going to miss.

Growing Pains

It’s officially happened. Noah’s mom and I have reached the point in our co-parenting where we have to drastically alter the way we share custody of Noah.

Single Dad Laughing – See Only the Posts You Want to See

It's no secret that Single Dad Laughing posts are often all over the place. So, now it's possible to follow or subscribe to the topics that interest you most.

This is Beautiful You

Finally, my favorite post of the week! Every Saturday night or Sunday morning I take some of the photos that you have uploaded to the Facebook wall, and I post them here. I love This is Beautiful You because it gives me (and everybody else) an incredible glimpse of who we all are. It puts a face on the awesome people coming here. It gives us a beautiful idea of the uniqueness and diversity of the followers here at SDL. More than anything, it shows all of us just how beautiful we each can be. Anyway, thank you for sharing a small part of yourselves. It’s my honor to put the spotlight on you today. This is beautiful you. Which photos made you the happiest today? If you’d like to send in photos to be considered for a future “This is beautiful you” and other future blog posts, please post them on the Facebook wall (we need lots more!). Only upload photos that you don’t mind me...

Photo of the Week: Sunburst

Every week I will share my favorite photo from the week with as little explanation as possible, since, you know, a picture says a thousand words.

Noah’s Cutest Baby Videos – Noah Johnny Jump-Ups in His Sleep

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Noah used to LOVE his Johnny Jump-Up. And, as this video shows, he was a master of it even in his sleep.

33 of the Deepest & Coolest Thoughts About Life

What happens when thousands of people are asked what their coolest and deepest thoughts about life are? You get an amazing list of cool and deep thoughts!

Turn That Frown Upside-Down: How to Photograph Cheeky Children!

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Photographing kids can prove difficult when they don't want to play ball. Our pro child-whispering photographer unveils his easy tips and tricks!

Some People Are Like Great White Sharks

I think some people are like Great White Sharks. Mean, misunderstood, and they have no idea that they are who they are. No idea that they're feared. No idea...

My Sister’s Music Video

I always knew that if anybody in my family was going to be famous, it'd be my little sister Amy. I'd say her first music video is proof enough of that.

Interpret My Dream, Please

Last night I had a doozy of a dream and it’s been one of those weird ones that sits wrong with me all day long. Interpret my dream, please.

Dating and Blogging

By far the two types of posts that bring in the most readers are posts about Noah's other family, and posts about my love life. But both can be really tricky.

When Every Relationship I’ve Ever Had Has Failed

While contemplating (throwing myself a pity party) why ever relationship I've had has failed, I realized one great and comforting truth about it all.

This is Beautiful You

Finally, my favorite post of the week! Every Saturday night or Sunday morning I take some of the photos that you have uploaded to the Facebook wall, and I post them here. I love This is Beautiful You because it gives me (and everybody else) an incredible glimpse of who we all are. It puts a face on the awesome people coming here. It gives us a beautiful idea of the uniqueness and diversity of the followers here at SDL. More than anything, it shows all of us just how beautiful we each can be. Anyway, thank you for sharing a small part of yourselves. It’s my honor to put the spotlight on you today. This is beautiful you. Which photos made you the happiest today? If you’d like to send in photos to be considered for a future “This is beautiful you” and other future blog posts, please post them on the Facebook wall (we need lots more!). Only upload photos that you don’t mind me...

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