Here’s to You.

Here’s to You. Here’s to you Ambassador of greatness, keeper of calmness, architect of adventure. Here’s to you creator of candidness, governor of good times, builder of boldness. Here’s to you hugger of trees, friend of funniness, collector of laughs. Here’s to you. Here’s to you because of what you give to the world without … Continue reading Here’s to You.

10 Ways Firefighting Prepped me for Parenthood

On a regular basis I find myself noticing similarities between fighting fire and being a parent. These are the top 10 that spring to mind.   1. Being a Rookie As a rookie in fire you have no idea what the hell is going on. You think you have prepared yourself in all the right … Continue reading 10 Ways Firefighting Prepped me for Parenthood

The Birth Story

Every labor and birth is different, just as every baby is different. I hear stories of some births and am completely mystified by how a woman could be standing in front me explaining her birth using phrases like "relatively easy." Excuse me? How does the earth not begin spinning backward when you put the words … Continue reading The Birth Story

Road Tripping with a Baby

  Taking to the open road has been always been something that has given me the sensation of being full, one might say that it is fulfilling and I don’t really mean that metaphorically. As I look out at the stretch of road before me miles away from where I started or where I’m going … Continue reading Road Tripping with a Baby