Live Blogging Our Visit to the Emergency Room

August 31, 2015 1

[Baby Watch: Day 138] Last Saturday I carved out some time to write a new blog post about Baby Oliver. Just as I settled in, I heard Kristen shriek from the upstairs bathroom where she was bathing the baby. A shriek from within close proximity to a bathtub means that any and all manner of horrible accidents was fully in […]

The 4 Month Sleep Regression

August 11, 2015 2

[Baby Watch: Day 118] I have not blogged in over two weeks. This is not because I am lazy or bored with the whole blogging thing. This is because I have been clinging to the very edges of sanity as the dreaded 4 Month Sleep Regression (aka “Baby Apocalypse”) has gripped our formerly lovely child. He is no longer Oliver, […]

101 Things I Have Learned as a Stay-At-Home Dad

July 25, 2015 0

[Baby Watch: Day 101] In honor of Baby Oliver’s 101st day of life . . . here are 101 things I have learned, mostly painfully, thus far as a new dad / stay-at-home dad / idiot savant. (Sure, I could have had this list ready on day 100, cause 101 is a weird number . . . but some day, […]

I Love My Son So Much, I Stuck a Thermometer Up My Butt

June 6, 2015 0

[Baby Watch: Day 52] As I attempt to write my mildly humorous blog posts about becoming a dad, I often take the well travelled route and make the easy joke at my kid’s expense or I criticize my wife for a cheap laugh or I revert to using the word poop.  It can sometimes feel formulaic and cheap, even if […]

Baby Basics Class

November 4, 2014 0

[Pregnancy Day 121] Had our first Baby Basics class. It was held in the waiting room of our local pediatrician’s office. My main take-aways: 1. Don’t have a baby. 2. Find a baby class that is held in a quieter venue than in the waiting room of your local pediatrician’s office. 3. There is not a required IQ level to […]