A note to dads

Do you even know?

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I mean look at that. I’m going to dip poorly into sports analogy here, but that is the star player on the team.

Most people would think it’s this one.

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She’s got the whole crew gathered around. And it’s true, she shoulders a lot of the work.

But when this one does what he can do best,

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then the other ones don’t go crazy.

Without Bryan getting up some with this little one and helping shoulder some of the housework load, I’d be stretched too thin, in the words of Tolkien, “like too little butter scraped across too much bread”. But because of what he does, our house has had a lot more moments of fun, silly enjoyment, and more love than snappy frustration that happens when chaos abounds and the mom who is needed by all the people can’t fix it.

Things like this

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and this

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and this

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mean that there can be a lot more of this

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with happy mamas and happy kiddos.

So dads, never feel like because you didn’t give birth or you don’t do the majority of the day to day stuff that you are inconsequential. You’re not. Your active participation in fatherhood and marriage makes the whole world run a lot more smoothly and more pleasantly. You are vital to the happiness of your homes.

Carry on, good sirs.

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