Posts tagged "Father's Day"

Happy Birthday, Papi!

On a hike during our last trip to PR
In honor of my dad’s birthday this week, I am reposting a tribute I wrote to him last year. Feliz cumpleanos, Papi! Te queremos mucho! ____________________________________________________________________ When I was a kid, all my friends were terrified of my father. With his serious countenance, gruff voice, and thick Brazilian accent,  he inspired fear in the hearts... Read more »

Is it ever the right time to become a Mom?

Nina is on vacation this week.  Her friend Alejandra Adán is our guest blogger. She lives in New York City and is the Co-Founder and Program Director of a dual-language preschool on the Upper West Side. Alejandra tackles the big question in today’s post: Is there ever a right time to  become a Mom? This... Read more »

Happy (New) Father's Day: 10 Ways To Avoid Fatherhood FAIL

My daughter is just learning to smile. I'm told that "before I know it," she'll be asking me for $20 and telling me to stop embarrassing her on television. Right now your baby wants nothing more than food, sleep, and YOUR AFFECTION. The best part? They are FREE OF CHARGE.
By Marcus Leshock“The Leshock Value”chicagonow.com/leshock My life changed two weeks ago. Ruby Grace Leshock, my first daughter, was born on June 1st at 8:46 a.m. There are a few dates in life I will always remember – my wedding anniversary, birthdays, paydays….but times of day? Decades of appointments, meetings, school classes – It took a... Read more »
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Happy Father's Day

Dylan's 3rd birthday party a few months ago
My husband Bill wraps up “Father’s Day” week with a brief message. Happy Father’s Day!    I have to admit that I was less than thrilled to hear I was expected to write the Father’s Day post for this blog. I was never a great writer and subjecting the readers of this blog to my... Read more »

Postpartum Reflections

Postpartum Reflections
Today, I get to show off my better and funnier half. My husband Scott wanted to do one of his famous sports rants (and you may see one of those someday), but this being our Fathers Day week, he discusses his first impressions on fatherhood. My first born, Zoe, turned eight on Memorial Day.  Sam... Read more »

Thanks for the memories!

My husband Ken will be my guest writer for today in honor of Father’s Day. Thank you Ken for all of your hard work on this entry and for sharing some great memories with us.  Happy Father’s Day to Ken, my Dad and all of the fathers out there.    There are many memories that Lisa and... Read more »
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A Lesson Learned From My Father: The Three Cs

Laura and Her Dad Hugging.
Last Week’s Blog > “Postpartum Depression: PART 2″ In honor of Father’s Day, the “Ay, Mama!” daddies are sharing their stories. Today, my husband, Steve, talks about his struggles with Atia’s ALL leukemia diagnosis and a lesson from the past that helped pull him through. It’s the weekend before Father’s day and we are in Florida... Read more »

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My husband Enrico, my guest writer for Father’s Day Week, gives meaning to the famous LOST numbers.  Enjoy! As I was awaken, yet again, from my uneasy slumber by my restless daughter Lucia; I struggled once more to quiet my mind and revert back to REM state.  You see, in my household as the Father... Read more »