When I was in the bathroom getting ready for work this morning, an unmistakable "BEEP-BOOP-BEEP" sound drifted in from the bedroom. I didn't think much of it at first; after all, the tones accompanying the pressing of a cell phone keypad are commonplace, even first thing in the morning (knowing Jaclyn). But this...started to seem … Continue reading Day 201
Miles may have not slept well in Denver, but boy is he making up for it this week. He has slept like a rock the last two nights, to the extent that this morning it was nearly impossible to even get him out of bed. With limited time available before I had to be out … Continue reading Day 171
"Brian, your phone is vibrating." I was still very much asleep when I heard Jaclyn's voice, although I started slowly coming around to consciousness as I picked up on the persistent buzzing of my phone. Why was the alarm set to silent? Only my half-awake, middle-of-the-night-stupor self could speak to that, but it did give … Continue reading Day 149
I woke up this morning to the sound of this song drifting in from the living room. As I slowly became more alert and the final verse played, I called out to Jaclyn, "I cannot relate to this song on ANY level."
My mornings are plagued with "baby interference." Not that Miles is creating a lot of problems in the morning (although he is a little fussy when he initially gets up between 5:30 and 6), but just the fact that he's awake slows me down every morning. I mean, really, how am I supposed to get … Continue reading Day 107
Waking up in a hotel like
The "nature vs. nurture" debate is as old as child rearing. I'm sure that the key to effective parenting lies somewhere between the two, and I keep this in mind when making virtually any decision involving my son. Case in point: Miles woke up a little early this morning and, after a feeding, got a … Continue reading Day 86