Jeremy Olson writes about children and families, and is an overscheduled father of two. His blog tackles the best and worst of parenting, families, health and love. He wants to hear from you - what's going on in your house?
Evan Hromada will never know for sure what life would have been like had his metabolic condition not been detected shortly after birth. The 18-year-old from Edina is simply grateful that he'll never to know thanks to the newborn blood screening that identified the condition when he was only three days old.
After a 3-year run, the Daddy-O blog is winding down as I move from the children and families beat at the Star Tribune to the health and medicine beat. Thanks to readers for all of their ideas and comments that kept this blog cruising! As part of the transition, I am once again sorting through the massive pile of parenting self-help books that come my way.
I'll admit, in all of my efforts to ignore the Royal Baby hoopla, I did notice a picture of the young prince in his car seat and thought, "Gee, doesn't the strap on that car seat look a little loose?!" I passed it off as either a British thing, or the faded memory of a dad whose kids are a decade removed from infant car seats.