Whether you're an introvert like me, an exhausted parent or just a busy person, time alone is essential for survival and important for mental health. As familial obligations evolve and house projects fill a growing list, recharging time gets benched from the priority list. We are left with the question, how does someone find a slice of time when loved ones and vital projects are eating it all up?
Even when my son, Isaiah, was only fifteen months old, if we asked him to grab The Pout-Pout Fish, he'd swim through the ocean of children's books and pull it out by its tail. The picture book is now anchored in our home as a household favorite as it towers over the rest of our library like the Titanic.
“Every guy has done it,” was the whispering truth I grew up hearing, but the only times it was talked about was between pubescent peers too horny and immature to speak responsibly. Having hushed the topic, many men learn to confide in the act secretively as they fight to mask deeper issues beneath a temporal pleasure.
Wow. That picture is random. Well, so is this post. It feels like my job is to be an internet sponge. I soak up what’s going on in the world and then squeeze it out through my craft. As I work throughout the week, I stumble upon many valuable resources that don’t always find a home in a blog post. So, here are a few of my favorite ones that I’ve found lately.
Presenting the top five blog posts of January!
Valentine's Day is today. Whether you're madly in love over a romantic dinner or you're the server who is single and has to work so she spits in the Cabernet, here are 5 quick tips from the Dadding Depressed archives to help you survive the day.
I've heard it a lot lately. "I'm not a man, but I love your blog." It's something along those lines, almost as if these women are apologizing for peeping into the men's locker room. There's no need to apologize. You're not a peeping Tonna.