Thoughts on Fatherhood

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Kim is almost halfway through the pregnancy already. It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly 20 weeks already.

I’m anxious, excited, enthusiastic about the birth of our son. I hope that I will be a good father to him. I hope that I will be a better husband to his mother. It’s an amazing amount of responsibility to bring someone into this world, and here I am – standing here with Kim – ready to take this intense leap of faith, by bringing little Tyler into this world. Yep, we’ve decided on Tyler as his first name. Don’t ask me about a middle name. We can’t seem to make up our minds. We’ve tossed around the idea of using Douglas (my middle name), Alexander (Kim hates it), Andrew, among others.

There is a lot I have to do before he gets here. I need to finish cleaning the house; paint a mural in the baby’s room; get new carpeting; get baby furniture assemble baby furniture; etc.

I am going to be one busy papa. It’ll be worth it though. The hard work. The sacrifices. All to bring a new life into this world. I hope Kim and I will do a good job as new parents. Wish us luck.