Tag: Spawn

Observations on Fatherhood #16

My award-winning novelist wife has sold her second novel. This is wonderful! This is terrible! This means she has to finish her edits this summer. Even with Augie in preschool three days a week, she’s left with an infant on her lap 24/7, which is not terribly conducive to productivity. As a means to help

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Observations on Fatherhood #15

Our new spawn. Light of my life. Eater of sleep. “Behold! For I am become Shiva, Shatterer of Worlds!” He’s a good kid, for a fetus (and until they hit three months old, clearly humans are just fetuses outside of the womb, cursed to the airy-world due to their enlarged heads). But one foible of

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Observations on Fatherhood #14

Always be bussing. Thinking of Alec Baldwin’s “always be closing” speech, I think one key to sanity as a father is to always be bussing. [youtube start=194]Bi1MemQ8MqY[/youtube] Headed upstairs and there’s a basket of laundry? Grab it on the way. Headed downstairs and there are some water glasses scattered on the bedroom side tables? Grab them

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Thing Two

  It’s a boy! Or, at least he will be in March 2012. This from our 20-week ultrasound. All systems go. Augie has a little brother cooking in “Mama’s belly”. More ultrasound picture here. [ cialis prescription | viagra order | buy levitra online viagra | female viagra | cialis soft | super viagra |

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Observations on Fatherhood #13

Why? Why? Why? I appreciate that my son has a curious mind. However, surely any father gets sick of answering the same question over and over. Clearly it’s his first reaction to almost any statement, from “It’s time to eat” to “Please stop licking the chair”. I’ve made it a policy I’ll always answer a question…

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