June 17, 2016: Spy Game

“Hey, wait a minute – that’s my room!” Let’s just be honest – eventually one of these days our son is going to make that correlation when he’s staring into the baby monitor receiver in our bedroom, although in our defense I’m kind of surprised that he hasn’t gotten any sort of clue already when you take into…

June 16, 2016: No Hitting

What is it about little boys loving to hit things and people and pretty much anything they come into contact with??? I don’t think *I* was particularly violent as a child, although there was that one time that I accidentally hit one of the neighbor kids in the head with a baseball bat, which I promise you was in reality a lot less…

June 15, 2016: Gate Breach

This day was bound to come eventually, though I’d hoped we’d have at least a few more months of sanity.  Long ago, we decided to put a gate up at Christopher’s bedroom door to keep him somewhat contained during bedtime and nap time.  And today he confirmed that he’s now big enough to completely circumvent…

June 14, 2016: Registration for Two

I told my wife at one point that doing the whole baby gift registry thing seemed a lot more fun the first time. I figure that could’ve been for a couple of different reasons… I was mostly on Christopher duty, so pushing him around in the cart and keeping him occupied held a higher priority in my…

June 13, 2016: Fatigue in the Wake of Tragedy…

I kind of had a feeling that today was going to be a day like this, though I hoped that maybe we’d be allowed just a moment longer to grieve. When I finally went to bed last night, they had only identified something like a dozen of the victims, and when I woke up today, they…