Category Archive: Martial Arts and Parenting

Jan 14

“Taking a Break” – we’ve all heard it.

So, my girlfriend and I have taken the plunge… into parenting. It’s a new chapter in both of our lives, and we love our son with parts of our hearts that we didn’t even know we had! He’s such a good baby – honestly, he’s rather awesome, if I have to humbly say so myself …

Continue reading »

Jul 18

KFEB # 90 – What a man dislikes in his superiors, let him not display in the treatment of his inferiors.

“What a man dislikes in his superiors, let him not display in the treatment of his inferiors.  What he dislikes in his inferiors, let him not display in the service of his superiors.” – Confucius, The Great Learning Chapter 10, para 2. So, I’ve tagged this particular entry into the Kung Fu Exercise Book (KFEB) as …

Continue reading »

Jun 07

I want to be my son’s superhero…

Have you ever noticed that major comic book characters are adults, yet comics have been generally associated with childhood. Even today’s relative acceptance of all-things-geek hasn’t changed this perception, for the most part. Now, most people who know me will agree – I’m a proud geek, have been since I was a kid, and I still …

Continue reading »

May 03

I hope my son is like Peter Parker…

Advanced warning – Spoiler alert. Last night, my girlfriend and I went and watched The Amazing Spiderman 2 in theatres with a couple of friends.  Honestly, the entire evening was awesome and very much necessary – which is something that I we won’t be able to do for the first few months after our baby …

Continue reading »