Kids on swings

Swayed identity

I’ve always loved kids. From a very young age I’ve been captivated by the innocence of young children, by how they have no filter, allowing their emotions and opinions to flow unencumbered. I was so captivated by kids that I babysat as a young teen, but found those jobs dried up as I got older.…

Stephen Sheffield

I’m a parent. I will always be a parent.

Yes, I’m a parent. And not just a parent, but a 52 year-old man who has been a stay-at-home father for the past 11 years. When I first started on my personal journey of being a stay-at-home father, I was open to the prospect, but subconsciously reluctant, the feeling of which came out slowly, subtly,…