Instagram Dads vs. Real Dads

We’ve all seen it — an image of a father and his child, perfectly framed, beautifully lit, adorned with smiles and a caption of how much they adore being a parent. I look at those photos and I’m envious. I have a few of them, but not a collection like some I’ve seen online. I’veContinue reading “Instagram Dads vs. Real Dads”

My Children Help Me Battle My OCD (Just By Being Themselves)

“Life is a long lesson in humility.” — James Barrie It’s a cliché that having a child changes your life forever, but things become clichés because they’re true, and one of the biggest adjustments is just how much stuff children come with and how difficult it is to keep it all organized.

Our IVF Journey

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant.” Robert Louis Stevenson I. My second time visiting an operating room as an expectant father was different from the first in a variety of ways. It was in a different hospital in a different city with different doctors. MostContinue reading “Our IVF Journey”

The Pierznik Monthly Reading Review Volume 40 (January 2018) – Special Children’s Edition

For my first monthly reading review newsletter of 2018, I decided to do something a bit different and focus on the children’s books that my daughter has loved over the first five-and-a-half years of her life.