Getting Older: 45 is only halfway to 90, he rationalizes on his birthday

Five days before my 27th birthday, my son was born. He just turned 18 the other day, so today it's my turn to experience my 45th year. One of the great ways to have people ignore your birthday is to have a child's birthday only a couple days earlier. Once my son was born, my…

My Son’s 18th Birthday is Forcing Me to Reflect on Aging

Tomorrow is my son's 18th birthday. That means today is his last day of being a child, which means this is my last day of having kids. My daughter is 21 and bought a house last month. She's not coming home. My son is waiting to hear back from colleges where he's applied. I understand…