Bring on Fatherhood

Now that Rodger's been on his boys' weekend in Vegas and moved into his new house, he's ready to be a dad.

I know Rachel wasn't happy with my decision to go to Vegas, but I don't feel bad about going. After 20 years of marriage, I knew she could survive without me for 24 hours, especially with her BFF Joey by her side for a day of shopping and a Twilight marathon, which, everyone knows, I wanted nothing to do with. Although, I will admit my last hurrah with my boys in Vegas did get a little out of hand. We drank a lot, gambled a lot and ate a lot. Oh yeah, and we went to a strip club, which I’d like to make clear was not my decision.

I returned to L.A. very hung over and Rachel was obviously not too pleased, but at least I got her a great gift from Hermes to make up for it.

After I got the Vegas trip out of my system, all of my focus turned to keeping Rachel as happy and calm as possible to start to really prepare for the arrival of our baby. I know she was stressed about Jeremiah getting the house prepared, but I always feel that when you give someone responsibility, you also give them a chance to fall and hurt themselves so they learn and grow. It is the same lesson I will teach our son.

I honestly didn't know what to expect about having a kid in our life, but I couldn't have been more ready to have a new type of stress and care about someone else. I already had so much love for him, and he wasn't even here yet. Bring on fatherhood!

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All of Team Zoe's Children

Rodger reflects on this season, on how Skyler has changed Rachel, and how Skyler should dress.

When it comes to Skyler's wardrobe, Rachel and I have very different opinions on how he should dress. Or how both of us men should dress for that matter! What can I say -- I think I look pretty irresistible in a tank top and a trucker hat.

Seeing Rachel's face when I brought Sky home with his new clothes was priceless. I know she didn't want to admit it, but he looked so cute in his Grateful Dead t-shirt. I want Sky to look like a tough little boy, how is he going to do that in a cashmere onesie?

I can't believe this season is over already! Over the past five years everyone has been able to see Rachel and I evolve in all aspects of our lives. From business to family, it seems our entire world is miles away from where we started. This past season in particular felt very different from the rest. Having a baby has really changed Rachel and I, both separately as well as a couple. Everything has so much more purpose now, more meaning. Even in business, the stakes are raised because we now have someone else depending on us. In addition to all of our work "kids." It’s been such a great ride, I can't wait for everyone to see all of the amazing things Team Zoe has in store!

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