December 6, 2017. Today would have been my Uncle Jeffrey’s 55th birthday. Unfortunately, God called him home three months ago and my familial dynamic has been very different. I knew I was speaking at my uncle’s memorial service; I wasn’t quite sure what I’d say. He was a street guy, so there were many things […]
Read More The Eulogy I Couldn’t Give My Uncle
25 years ago, I was that kid in kindergarten who loved to perform. I was Michael Jackson 2.0 in my head (I wore a silver, glittered hat that got thrown all over our apartment as I spun in the mirror and recited the words to my hit song “Ridiculous Girl.”). Elementary school shows were […]
Read More Tweet Through It: A Parent’s Thoughts During Their Child’s Christmas Show Pt. 2
It’s a Friday morning. I have more than a shitload of work to do and I don’t feel like doing any of it. I woke up Monday morning all kinds of excited because that meant that after a week of children being home, finally I can get back to work. By all means, Monday was epic. […]
Read More The Unexpected and Inadvertent Extension of Christmas
Santa came through in a fire truck and the next day we had brunch with him.
Read More The Weekend In Pictures: Epic Weekend With Santa Edition
Making Memories For Cydney: A Single Dad’s Christmas Story Hello everyone! I guess I’m kinda a professional now. I will be contributing some posts to MommyNoire as well. While I’ve shared with Facebook and Twitter, I have not yet posted a link for the readers who have made this possible. Thanks to you all! Read, […]
Read More Making Memories For Cydney: A Single Dad’s Christmas Story
I hate Christmas music. Maybe I don’t hate it, but I am not a super fan of it. I know that sounds borderline heinous but that’s just me. As a kid, I loved it. It built anticipation for the holiday coming up and meant toys upon toys upon toys on deck. My mom used to […]
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Here is the video of Cydney coming downstairs to Christmas on Tuesday. Enjoy!
Read More Cydney’s First Christmas With Daddy (Video)