Two dreams diverged along Ron Mattocks’ path, and he cannot help but ponder the difference.
The character of Walter White did what he did for the survival of his family. Ron Mattocks wonders what lengths he must go to.
As the long day-dream of Summer wraps up, Ron Mattocks says goodbye to his sons.
Do you ever look at your children and wonder how they were ever sweet, cute, and innocent?
Ron Mattocks finds inspiration and wisdom in some unlikely characters: Don Draper, for instance.
Ron Mattocks finds a lost script from the “Mad Men” spinoff “SAHD Men.”
Ron Mattocks looks beyond his father’s resume to see the man it represents.
I replayed the axe cutting into Dad’s leg—the metal against the bone—and I recalled his strength to keep going despite the pain.
When it comes to hometowns, some change is a good thing.
Ron Mattocks navigates the minefield of co-parenting, and having stepchildren.
Discipline is something many parents struggle to get right. Unfortunately, there’s no perfect formula.
If you ask his porn-star girlfriends, Charlie Sheen is the F-18 of fathers—just as long as he doesn’t feed his kids tiger blood.
Ron Mattocks crafts a heartfelt missive to a clueless mom from a swanky neighborhood. He may or may not have been entirely sarcastic.
The kids would pound on their tables and chanting “fresh meat, fresh meat” until their voices reached a frenzied crescendo of unintelligible whooping and howling.
More cause for concern, in addition to the standard new-dad worries, like forgetting the car seat on the car roof when leaving the hospital.