I Can’t Wait for Baby #2 So I Can Start Sleeping Again

December 24, 2016 0

I Can’t Wait for Baby #2 So I Can Start Sleeping Again As the holidays descend upon us, Kristen and I are also in the final stages of our (okay, her) 2nd pregnancy. I’m obviously happy to be pregnant again, especially after our first pregnancy was preceded by a soul crushing struggle with infertility (NO, SPELLCHECK, I DID NOT MEAN […]

How Not To Shower When Caring For A Toddler

October 18, 2016 1

How Not To Shower When Caring For A Toddler   Imagine the horror . . . you’re in the shower, your wife is at work, and suddenly you begin to hear footsteps on the stairs . . . slowly working their way closer and closer to the top. THERE’S SOMEONE ELSE IN THE HOUSE . . . AND THEY’RE COMING […]

Baby Oliver’s Love / Hate List for Spring

June 7, 2016 0

Baby Oliver’s Love/Hate List for Spring Hi, my name is Oliver. I was alive last spring, but I’m told that I slept through most of it. (I find this hard to believe, as my well-documented hatred of sleep makes me question whether I was actually that “sleepy” or if I was drugged. I suspect a conspiracy.) Either way, I don’t […]

My Baby is a Foodie

April 6, 2016 0

[Baby Watch: Day 357] My Baby is a Foodie My son is half Italian. It is therefore advisable for his future well-being that he learns to love food and eating, otherwise he will be shunned by the entirety of his mother’s side of the family, especially Cousin Hank, who is planning an elaborate vacation to Italy with the lone goal […]

Verizon Sucks, Even for Babies

November 3, 2015 2

[Baby Watch: Day 202] Verizon Sucks, Even for Babies Recently, the wife and I went to Verizon and purchased two new phones. It was exactly as soul-sucking as we expected, but after multiple hours we left reasonably pleased with our new phones. Within a few days I realized that something was wrong with the speaker on my phone, so I […]

My Son Gives My Heart the Feels

October 23, 2015 0

[Baby Watch: Day 191] After receiving loving criticism from friends and family about the lack of blogs in the past month, I have decided to share 6 stories in (approximately) 6 days to celebrate Baby Oliver’s 6 month birthday. Story #6 My Son Gives My Heart the Feels As the old cliche goes, my mother taught me that “if I […]

Oliver, the X-men Wannabe

October 22, 2015 0

[Baby Watch: Day 190] After receiving loving criticism from friends and family about the lack of blogs in the past month, I have decided to share 6 stories in (approximately) 6 days to celebrate Baby Oliver’s 6 month birthday. Story #5 Oliver, the X-men Wannabe A few months ago we had an emergency visit to the hospital because Baby Oliver […]

A Butt Like an Old Catcher’s Mitt

October 21, 2015 0

[Baby Watch: Day 189] After receiving loving criticism from friends and family about the lack of blogs in the past month, I have decided to share 6 stories in (approximately) 6 days to celebrate Baby Oliver’s 6 month birthday. Story #4 A Butt Like an Old Catcher’s Mitt I haven’t played organized baseball in many years, so maybe catcher’s mitts […]

A Mushy Brain is the Best Kind of Brain

October 20, 2015 2

[Baby Watch: Day 188] After receiving loving criticism from friends and family about the lack of blogs in the past month, I have decided to share 6 stories in (approximately) 6 days to celebrate Baby Oliver’s 6 month birthday. Story #3 A Mushy Brain is the Best Kind of Brain I almost started this blog post with the words “As […]

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