Journeys

Journeys

by Hanna Benfield

I can still remember day-dreaming as a young girl about who I would marry.  What this man would look like (Alex P Keaton, of course), where he would be from (Southern California, obviously), how we would meet (the beach, not surprisingly), and the family we would have (two sets of twins, yikes!).  As I matured, this list began to include the more important elements of emotional support and fulfillment, intellectual challenge, and most importantly the ability to be the best father to our family. 

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Part Two - The Story Changes. Love Remains the Same.

Part Two - The Story Changes. Love Remains the Same.

by Lara Hoffman

“I’m so sorry, but you have cancer,” are never easy words to hear, especially not as the parent of a young child.  When I heard my doctor say them to me last December, I initially felt only shock and disbelief.  “This can’t be happening to me…. I feel completely healthy!”  Then, as her words sunk in, feelings of terror took over.  When I became aware of my surroundings and looked at my husband Nishad, who was sitting next to me and holding my hand, tears were silently rolling down his cheeks.

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Part One - The Story Changes. Love Remains the Same.

Part One - The Story Changes. Love Remains the Same.

by Lara Hoffman

I had a hunch that my husband Nishad would be a fantastic dad when I married him.  He had always been more kid-focused than I was.  Way back when we were young college students on our third date, he made me promise to name our son “Remi.”  “Sure!” I responded, not really concerned about making a promise that I didn’t expect to keep. 

 

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The Generation That Defeated Koopa and Found the Triforce

The Generation That Defeated Koopa and Found the Triforce

by Phil Carl Starner

On Father's day:  I am an uncle, not a father, but I wanted to share an experience my cousin had with his son.  My cousin and I both grew up immersed in video games and we're now watching our sons, daughters, nieces and nephews grow through this experience as well.

 

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