Whatching my boys today, I can’t help but start thinking about parenting as I start this process of optimization. Out of everything that I want to get right in this world, It’s being a father. They really are my world, yet at the same time, I know I have to make my own world to be true to me too if I’m going to be my best for them.
I never put them in day care. My wife works full time, and owning the school, I didn’t work until the evening. When my first was born, I was the ripe old age of
What have I done?
Recently I walked away from my martial arts school that I have owned for nearly 20 years. Despite the usual shenanigans that go on inside my head, I was feeling trapped and that I had done everything that could within the scope of my vision. Don’t get me wrong, I loved teaching kids jujitsu, kickboxing, and wing chun and all the other variations and conglomerates of martial arts I have picked up over the years, but something has changed in me.
Im not sure exactly wh