Adjusting to Being a Dad: Lessons I’ve Learned the Past 39 Weeks

Today is Game Day in the Blosser household. No, I’m not writing about an upcoming West Virginia basketball game, nor am I thinking about tonight‘s State of the Union Address.

I’m talking about the birth of our son, whom we have affectionately nicknamed “Little PK” until we announce his name. Tonight, my wife will be induced and will begin the long process of labor, which will lead to the miracle of the birth of our first child.

We are excited. We are anxious. We are nervous. We are tired. We are everything you could imagine, and much more.

Personally, I find myself reflective today. This isn’t much of a surprise. I tend to be a very reflective person. My reflections are on lessons have learned over the course of this 9-month journey. These are lessons based on my experience as a father-to-be who is anxiously waiting to hold our son and teach him the “First Down Cheer.”

What follows are a few of the lessons I, and truly my wife, have learned. Continue reading “Adjusting to Being a Dad: Lessons I’ve Learned the Past 39 Weeks”