The Daily Dad

fatherhood & humour | musings & life

March 20, 2016
by Thomas Froese
0 comments

So grab death and scream “Mine!” And what does it turn into?

It’s bedtime. Liz needs to get to the kitchen to make her snack for the next day. “Dad!” she says. “I’m afraid to go out there. Something’s there. I can feel it in my bones!” “That’s arthritis.” + But, really, … Continue reading

October 16, 2015
by Thomas Froese
2 Comments

The boy in the striped pajamas, and a 12-year-old girl

We were sitting around the couch the other evening and Liz, all 12 years of her, like she was pulling it out the empty space around her, said the sort of thing that can linger in a room a lifetime. … Continue reading

March 5, 2015
by Thomas Froese
1 Comment

Big dogs, trouble, and the Balm of Gilead

It was last evening. “Dad,” she said. “Can I hold the leash?” “No.” “Please,” she said. “No.” Zack, our big-as-a house German Shepherd, has been a little disobedient on his walks lately, chasing the monkeys and whatnot. Liz wouldn’t be able … Continue reading

January 29, 2015
by Thomas Froese
0 comments

The Nature of Peace – 4 – (and falling for goalies)

Here, or below, we’re continuing on the theme of The Nature of Peace, this the fourth of several excerpts from an address I gave in Hamilton, Canada in November 2014. Excerpt #1 is here and #2 is here and #3 is … Continue reading

March 8, 2014
by Thomas Froese
1 Comment

Hannah’s story in Uganda’s national newspaper

Hannah’s adoption continues to make the news, this time in Uganda’s national  daily, the New Vision. Faithful Reader knows all about the good news of the recent adoption approval we received from the Ugandan court. This, after we fostered Hannah … Continue reading