Work-family balance is impossible. But, it feels good to actually acknowledge it. How can you possibly find balance between work, kids, spouse, fitness, hobbies (remember hobbies?), your own parents, friends and the other 800 things you were supposed to get done this week? The answer is: you can’t. What you can do though is put together a proactive annual Dad Plan to make sure you embrace your kid’s childhood years. Everything will ebb and flow throughout your life, but your kid’s childhood will go by before you know it (even if sometimes it feels like the days will never end).