Life in the Dad Lane

Coming Soon…..I’m an over-40, work-at-home, Entrepreneur, Vegetarian (almost), Urban Farming, Daddy Blogger, Down Syndrome Dad. Too many labels, but that makes for lots of stories.


How to Achieve the Peace that Surpasses All Understanding. 2

by By walking a 2 inch thick cable 1,500 feet across the Grand Canyon, Nik Wallenda not only set a new world record, but also gave the world insight into reaching what he called the “peace that surpasses all understanding”.


Why a diagnosis of Down Syndrome just didn’t matter. 35

by “I don’t give a [expletive deleted] if he has Down Syndrome, Up Syndrome, or Halfway- in-Between Syndrome – would you please stop my wife from bleeding out so she can hold her son?” That was my reaction to the neonatologist’s diagnosis of Down Syndrome in the Emergency Room.  I […]


How to make your son a Champion: 8 Tips for Dads from a Little League Coach. 5

by Our Little League baseball team played its last regular season game last night (playoffs start Friday). I returned home to this one-line email from one of the Dads: “What’s your problem with my son?”  (It took a few emails, but I convinced Dad to use his Big Boy Words: […]