Category Archives: parents

My favorite Father’s Day present…

Yesterday night I was given the best present that my wife could have given me for Father’s Day, we welcomed our newest son into the world, Brooks Eli Batson. During the 41 weeks and 3 days that Emily was pregnant … Continue reading

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Moving to a zone defense…

Emily and I are not breaking new ground by having 3 children, but we are about to move to another phase of life and the stakes just got higher. The thought that ran through my head the other day was … Continue reading

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The things we leave behind…

Sleeping has been something that has alluded me over the last week. My normal waking hour has been around 2:15-3:00 AM, after going to bed between 10:30-11:00 PM. Most will think to themselves how they could never live off so … Continue reading

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Then there was a fork to the eye…

It has been 2 weeks and I am sorry but my brain has been in places that I will hopefully be able to write about in the future, but lately I have been living within each moment and haven’t felt … Continue reading

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A world I do not understand…

I am now paying attention to an aspect of society that I have never wanted to fill my brain with and it scares the shit out of me. There are many worlds I do not understand and many aspects of … Continue reading

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Emily you make me so much better than I ever was…

This is a public letter to my wife of 7 years, Emily Sockwell Batson. I know I fall down on the gift giving side of things when you always create something wonderfully sentimental. Here is my attempt and I just … Continue reading

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Do you understand what you just said to me…

This is one of the those surreal experiences that happen and you replay them in your mind and wonder what you did to deserve this type of reaction, then you just can’t believe someone would do that to you. I … Continue reading

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