Author of:Rad-Reader: Why this storyline?
Elizabeth: I know became a single dad, literally doing a 360 with his life in order to care for his infant child. I have several single mom friends, and I think society is pretty good about cheering them on, but we so rarely celebrate single dads. Watching my friend make so many sacrifices and even ultimately pursue his dreams because of his child got me thinking. I had this college student with a little girl suddenly yammering in my head, and I just had to know how that guy made it work.
Rad-Reader: How did Max’s mom and dad expect him on such short notice to have him be able to do a 360 and puff care for himself and their grandchild Chloe? Especially when they carried him all that time?
Elizabeth: Max’s mom tells him flat out that she’s in her sixties and she’s done with the family thing. She wants to pursue her own path, rather than do for everyone else. She also senses that Chloe isn’t seeing Max as a father figure,…