Author - Joseph Kerney

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I am a 35 year old first time father. I am an 5th grade teacher in CPS and have been teaching for 4 years. In my spare time I enjoy reading, music, and playing video games. I have been married for 5 years this Oct. Gillian is a sweet, polite, and headstrong 2 year old who enjoys Elmo, Alvin and the Chipmunks, dancing, the alphabet, reading, and music. 

A Dad’s Perspective (I got this!)

It has been one of the greatest joys of my life to raise my daughter. This is my first child, so I had no idea what to expect, even after reading all the books.

Since I was the baby in my immediate family, I got used to getting almost everything I wanted, but I didn’t want to spoil my daughter in the same way. I have found it’s okay to go with the flow and let your natural instincts shine through.

My 22-month-old daughter is just as independent as a typical two-year-old. She says “...

Posted on July 24, 2012 at 6:00 AM by Joseph Kerney