Guest Blog: Daddy Doin' Work (also featured on The Good Men Project)

My latest guest blog post titled, Being a Daddy without an Example, is being featured on the Daddy Doin' Work page. Although my fatherhood experience isn't featured in Broken Child Mended Man, the topic of fatherlessness is still very relevant. Doyin Richards, author of Daddy Doin' Work: Empowering Mothers to Evolve Fatherhood, also posted it on The Good Men Project's website. 

Nothing in this world has been more rewarding than fathering children with Emily, my wonderful wife of 12 years. After 26 hours of painstaking labor, our first son was delivered via C-section on January 1st, 2005. Beforehand, I recall containing my leap for joy and elated scream when the ultrasound revealed that our first child was a boy. However, the moment he came into the world and the nurses handed him to me, my overwhelmed joy spilled out in the form of tears. As a twenty-four year old man, it was the first time I’d wept tears of joy...

You can read the rest at:

Daddy Doin' Work or The Good Men Project