The Joys of Being a Dad

Our newest little princess, Jordyn.

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Jordyn, she’s been so attentive – wanting to see everything, and before even knowing how to crawl wants to go places… where? I have no idea.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” – Sigmund Freud

I’ve been rather busy in the past couple of months, our little girl Jordyn came earlier than we expected, bright an early (4 am early) June 29th; and has been an early bird ever since.

I’ve been slowly, but surely getting back into working my writing in between my job, and being a dad. I’ve been stuck trying to wrap my mind on a topic for my next blog post. I thought a perfect topic would be my own children and the joys I’ve had as a father of 7 children… yes, 7. Some men can only consider themselves so lucky.

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Teyvion, where do I begin? Yes he is that talented. A martial arts expert, magician, and dancer. 🙂

I consider it a blessing everyday, and take every moment to share in as much of their everyday lives as I can. There’s so much I miss out on in the lives of my older children. So, it goes without saying that I cherish every opportunity I do get.

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Tegina and Chad, these two are so talented with photography it’s ridiculous. ha ha 🙂

It’s not easy living apart from them (my older children), actually it’s been hellish experience that fails to get any easier. I’ve taken Sophia’s advice of finding other dads in my, or similar situation as a dad.

It was a bit difficult, and tiring research; but I’ve come across a multitude of blogs, articles, and videos of dads who may not always have the time they like with their children.

One of my recurring favorites being the National Center for Fathering:

http://www.fathers.com/s12-championship-fathering/coaching/how-to-build-leaders-its-a-dads-job/

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My little scientist ❤ Humble, her interest in various sciences has also fueled mine.

I found the above article link interesting, and inspiring. To me being a leader is an essential part of being a dad. We lead in more ways than we think and give ourselves credit for.

Looking at my youngest when I hold her, and help her explore the world around her inspires all the joys that being a dad comes with. Her reactions to the things she sees, and the varied emotions her beautiful face gives reminds me of the same emotions I get as  I watch my older children grow older and face new experiences in their lives. It’s like I’m living the adventure all over again, a wonderful feeling me and Sophia get to share over again. ❤

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Jaedyn holding her baby sister, Jordyn. She’s been such a wonderful big sister. I can already see these two having all kinds of fun together 🙂
My youngest son, Donte and I during one of our workout sessions. He’s an up and coming cartoonist, gamer, and ninja – currently training in Goju Ryu Karate. Needless to say I’m very proud of him 🙂
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  1. C'est triste, mais qui sait, il les protège peut-être en les abandonnant.J'aime aussi imaginer la vie des gens comme ça, juste avec les seules images, regards croisés, clichés vestimentaires ou situations qu'on a d'eux. Comme quand tu croises quelqu'un en voiture qui hurle de rire tout seul ou devant toi, un couple qui se dispute.

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