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On Your Second Birthday

Today’s guest letter comes from Andrew White, father of Liam, husband to Tabby. Andrew and Tabby are expecting a second child this year! Liam, Happy birthday, my little man! Two years ago you introduced yourself to us with a bang. Well, make that two bangs, as you gave your mother two swift kicks, and then […]

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All Girls and No Boys Makes Daddy Crazy… Happy?

Today’s guest letter comes from Chris Wiley, father of Lilah and Norah. Chris resides in Chandler, Arizona with his wife, Rachel. Lilah and Norah – You two light up my life like this over-used cliché. You’re both beautiful, fun, smart, and joys to be around – most days, anyway. But, there is something neither of […]

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Your Dad, The Gamer

Today’s Guest Letter comes from Christopher Rakowsky. Chris an AI programmer in the video game industry who has worked on titles like Red Dead Redemption and Grand Theft Auto V. He’s an avid gamer, comic and non-comic book reader, movie and music lover as well. At home he’s a husband to his wife of five […]

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The Package Deal: A Letter From A Proud Stepfather

Today’s guest letter comes from Mark Briggs. Mark has a family he “doesn’t deserve,” and has been able to do work that “has meaning beyond the work hours.” For the last 13 years, Mark has had the pleasure of helping churches finance their facility needs at Church Development Fund. He’s also enjoyed working and serving […]

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Letter to Cole

Today’s guest post comes from Justin Anderson. He is married to Emilie and has three kids, Lily, Cole and Penny. He is the Lead Pastor of Redemption Church in San Francisco, CA. He is also more devoted to Arizona State University football than his wife would like. Dear Cole, As I write, you are two […]

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What Should We Build?

Today’s guest letter is from Jerome Abston. Jerome is the father of “two extremely emotionally different boys,” Jerome Jr., AKA “Deuce” (2 yrs and 7 months), and Caven, AKA “Caveman” (10 months). Jerome is an avid sports nut, tech junkie, and comic book nerd. Jerome works for for Broadsoft as a Tier 3 Technical support […]

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A COLLECTOR OF FATHERS

Today’s guest blogger, Nikki Deleon, is Writer/Designer at Finch Creative and Editor at PhxArt Magazine for The Phoenix Art Museum. She has a degree in Creative Writing from Arizona State and you can find more of her excellent writing at iverbyou.wordpress.com I have been reading The Dad Letters for awhile. Though I don’t have children […]

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Judge Not Lest Ye Be Judged

Today’s guest letter is partially republished with the permission of Aaron Yavelberg of the blog Sleeping On The Edge. We highly recommend giving Aaron a follow on either WordPress, or Twitter. About Aaron: Aaron Yavelberg is, in no particular order, a father, husband, son, brother, cousin, friend and social worker. He will always be a Chicago sports […]

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YouTube Inspires a Letter to My Imaginary Daughter

Our guest post today is from Dan Locke, father to two boys, Samuel and Peter (with another on the way). Dan is the children’s pastor at Broadway Christian Church. He and his wife, Jessica, live in Mesa, AZ. This is his third post for The Dad Letters. You can view his other posts HERE and […]

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I’m Scared Too

Today’s Guest post comes from Justin Anderson. Justin Anderson is married to Emilie and has three kids, Lily, Cole and Penny. He is the Lead Pastor of Redemption Church in San Francisco, CA. He is also more devoted to Arizona State University football than his wife would like him to be. Dear Lily, I’m scared […]

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