The Daily Dad

fatherhood & humour | musings & life

October 2, 2014
by Thomas Froese

Forget Ebola or terrorism – it’s the cats that worry me

Liz continues to do her best to teach her cats how to do new tricks … and take my underwear in the process. If you missed it in the Hamilton Spectator the other day, here’s the news on all this here or below. + … Continue reading

September 10, 2014
by Thomas Froese

Growing up. Getting pregnant. Looking for grace.

We left last time talking about pregnancy and birth and all that, especially at certain universities in Uganda. (Which brings me to this brief conversation between Hannah and Mom at the hospital just before we left Canada recently.) Mom: It was a … Continue reading

August 29, 2014
by Thomas Froese

Training the cats and loving our neighbours

It’s been a mad dash these days to pack up the house – again – for our annual return to Uganda. The plane flies this holiday weekend. One of the cats at our African home – she was a kitten … Continue reading

July 26, 2014
by Thomas Froese

Let go of your life. Be surprised.

From my last post here, the only thing left to say is that while Jon’s birthday cake was finely decorated, My Bride is very much decorated in another rather beautiful way, with the Order of Canada now, which you know about through … Continue reading

June 20, 2014
by Thomas Froese

It’s a privilege to be a (perfect?) father

It was Father’s Day Sunday morning and I was speaking to a local gathering about fatherhood and forgiveness. This was a surprise to even me because my own father was perfect. He doesn’t need forgiveness. As was his father, perfect. … Continue reading

June 3, 2014
by Thomas Froese

Jim Morrison’s grave and the cold, muddy earth

Something from the other side of this blog, from, this commentary here, or below, originally published in Christian Week, some thoughts from Paris, from the Père Lachaise Cemetery. It’s one of the world’s most remarkable graveyards, a solemn place that we as a family … Continue reading