Recently I have been asked why I haven’t posted on Pop Culture in such a long time. There are lots of reasons, lack of time being the consistently underlying one. As a father of three boys, scrambling to pick up work, often working three different jobs and – with various home and community responsibilities on top of attempting to bootstrap creative projects of my own – I have no time. But that’s a lie. [MORE]
“… There used to be a time (when we had fewer and younger children) when we would have a small life raft of time between their finally going to sleep and our bedtime. As we have grown increasingly exhausted (and our children older and more demanding), that time has shrunk to almost nothing. Our bedtime routines, begun in youthful and new parent enthusiasm and naivitee, are always in danger of consuming us. …”
POP CULTURE: Bedtime Routine. Pop Culture is a humourous blog about being a Modern Dad. It also appears as a regular column in Village Living Magazine. This post is about Exhaustion, Bedtime Routines and performing Freebird.
“No one really expects you to hunt your own food anymore but the least you can do is make some PB&Js for the road without being asked.”
He loves them, feeds them (though through wild devices such as an elaborate bacon and egg machine) and provides them with a fantastic example of someone who follows his own path
“Your wife finding a large quantity of bovine obstetrical lubricant in your workshop might raise some awkward questions (“What happens in Wisconsin stays in Wisconsin”) but it was worth it, I guess.”
You can check out my most recent Pop Culture blog post here: The Real Super Power
I am pleased to announce that my column “Pop Culture” will appear in the June/July issue of Village Living Magazine. The column is a humourous take on the trials and tribulations of being a stay at home dad/primary caregiver/cutting edge father. The issue should be out mid June. The first one is tentatively titled “Male Models”. I hope this to be the first of many columns.