Category Archives: Bonding

How Can We Know What Is Great About Being A Parent Before We Have Kids?

There were so many things I didn’t know about being a Dad before my Okapis were born. The list of changes is enormous, the impact in my life extraordinary–and it keeps growing. My kids are now ten (and a half) … Continue reading

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Is There Such A Thing As A Perfect Day?

I think in this crazy world we live in, it is hard enough to be able to truly enjoy the great experiences we have. It is even more rare to know, in that great experience, that we are experiencing something … Continue reading

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Saving A Sparrow is Great For Several Reasons

Lucas and I were alone recently and we were standing by the door when all of a sudden he said, “Remember when we saved that bird?” “I do.” “That was pretty cool.” “It really was, wasn’t it?” Let me start … Continue reading

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Building A Better Balance

Can I tell you a little secret? I’ve always wanted to be a stay at home Dad (I know, that’s not the secret). But I didn’t really believe I could do it. Yes, I believe men can be stay at … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day to My Son!

I went card shopping for Valentine’s Day last night. I found a beautiful card for my Sweetie, who I have loved for more than 20 years. I found a beautiful card for my Sweetie Girl, who I have loved for … Continue reading

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Working Mother Quotes Jeremy On Making Dinner Special

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Working Mother Magazine quoted Jeremy in their June/July 2012 issue. The article, entitled Low-Tech Table Tactics, is a brief article on how to take advantage of bonding time during dinner and includes tips from Jeremy. In our topsy-techie world, it’s … Continue reading

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ParentGuide News Publishes Jeremy’s article for Father’s Day

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ParentGuide News published one of Jeremy’s articles for their Father’s Day special. The article, called The Father-Child Connection, focuses on how Dads can connect with their children even if they are working away from home every day. Jeremy started with … Continue reading

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Los Tres Amigos Veterans Day

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT Another Los Tres Amigos Sabado (Saturday), another happy day! After my delightful evening Friday night, I woke up bright and early to get the Okapis dressed and out the door to iHop for breakfast. They … Continue reading

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Sharing His Woobie With Me

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT “Like this, Daddy,” Lucas explained to me. We were sitting on his bed and our heads were close together, looking at his woobie, a little bear with a small blue blanket attached to it. Then … Continue reading

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Laughter Like A Magical Healing Potion

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT Somehow, I managed to once again survive the day and night. I spent the whole day on the verge of tears, feeling on the edge of another terrible flashback, moments away from a crying binge … Continue reading

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