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Father-ness

An Important Announcement!

by chasereeves on September 20, 2010 · 0 comments

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Im totally aware of how long it’s been since i’ve written anything here. I assure you it’s not been because I’m lazy. Quite the opposite… The more I wrote here at WriteToMean, the more I saw what was happening: my posts on dadly things were becoming more and more important for myself… and for others. […]

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An instance of a concequence of raising a child

He’s looking up at me… Holy shit, man. Here’s this little boy, this son of mine, pulling himself up on a pile of dishes in the kitchen to show me how he can stand. And it really seems like he’s looking up at me with a “hey dad, are you looking at this” kind of […]

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How To Be A Good Friend To New Parents

by chasereeves on January 14, 2010 · 26 comments

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How To Be A Good Friend To New Parents

I’ve heard people say having kids alters your friendships, that new parents start gravitating away from current friendships and towards friendships with other parents. I can see the logic in this: I know first friggen hand how life-altering children are. But, I don’t want to watch my friends fade out of my life just because […]

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11 Things I've Learned In My Son's First 6 Months

Here is part two of the 11 things I’ve learned in my son’s first 6 months. It goes to eleven. Lesson #6: You Will Become A Master Ninja In Your House It became painfully apparent on the day we brought the baby home that we had some real friggen loud creaks in our floor. We […]

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11 Things I've Learned In My Son's First 6 Months

My child is almost 6 months old now. And this young dad has learned a crap-ton of stuff in that short amount of time. I thought I’d put a list together for you. It goes to eleven. Lesson #1: Daddies Dress Kids Better Than Mommies Mom’s are always going to try to own this space […]

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Practicing Availability: How Not To Ruin Your Life

by chasereeves on October 30, 2009 · 13 comments

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I almost never get embarrassed. I will put my foot in my mouth and move on before you can point fingers at something dumb I’ve done or said. That is true for all but a few times that I can remember. One was at my wedding, and anyone who’s heard the about “Here comes the […]

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How To Summon Unicorns, The Manly Way

by chasereeves on September 29, 2009 · 3 comments

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Intuition is a funny thing.  It’s a hunch, a feeling that you know how something is going to turn out.  I’ve always been intuitive to some degree.  For instance, I knew when I met my wife that she was WAY into me.  That was an intuition, and it was spot on (maybe one day you’ll […]

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This REALLY Could Be It… C'Mon Aiden!

by chasereeves on July 11, 2009 · 17 comments

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Go To: Updates or Pictures Ok, this really looks like it.  Mellisa woke up this morning exceptionally moany.  (I can recognize the moans before they happen now).  All the signs are there: Contractions at less than 5 min apart for the past hour or two More stuff that’s gross Exceptional moaniness I’ll be updating this […]

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This Could Be It… *moan* Aiden?

by chasereeves on July 7, 2009 · 7 comments

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Ok, so I was waiting for a meeting at the coffee shop when my wifee called me: “we’re going to the hospital.” Oh, ok. Yesterday she had some really bad back pains, but they subsided and she was able to get some sleep. But this morning she awoke early to the same pains. Seriously painful […]

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On Looking So Good & The Father Burden

by chasereeves on June 11, 2009 · 1 comment

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Recently I learned just how unprepared I am to be a father.  Apple had WWDC this week, their big developer’s convention where they released some awesome stuff.  There is a lot that I’m fired up about, but one thing stuck out to me today: Zipcar’s presentation of their new iPhone app.

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