This was Jaclyn's first Mother's Day as a mom (and, importantly, my first Mother's Day as a dad). In preparation, I spent about ten minutes looking at cards before I remembered I was supposed to be looking for one that said "wife" on it instead of "mother." I mean...right? Jaclyn isn't my mother, and I'm … Continue reading Day 77: Mother’s Day
Thanks for stopping by! Being a dad is a unique challenge, the winding path through which is fraught with successes and failures. I'm only three months in right now, and the hand brake on this roller coaster is broken beyond repair. And you'll be able to hear (read) all about it on this site! A … Continue reading Welcome to the party, pal!
The babe in his watery domain.
I haven't seen a whole lot of Miles this week. Between work, trivia, and his 6:30-7:00 bedtime, there haven't been many instances of conscious interaction between us. In fact, what few encounters we've had have increasingly been accompanied by expressions on Miles's face that seemed to say, "...who the f@%# is this guy?" Things changed, … Continue reading Day 75
As mentioned previously, Jaclyn's dad got to spend a bit of time with Miles this past weekend. Their time together inspired John to dive headfirst into the movie making business. Here's the result:
Miles said his first word today! This morning, Jaclyn greeted him with a "Hi!" when he woke up, and he absolutely said, "Hi!" back to her. Okay, okay, maybe he just happened to make a noise that managed to sound like "hi," but this kid still loves to babble. Much of this babbling is done … Continue reading Day 73
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