When you look at these two kids, it would be hard to argue that they are not both little angels (and indeed they are), but am I jumping the parental shark by attempting a solo travel adventure? Continue reading »
Ok, so if June 11, 2010 (Day Zero) didn’t render enough permanent detrimental effects on Nolin’s future development, then Wednesday October 3, 2012 was my second chance to screw up.
With the sudden arrival of sweet baby Grace, there were some loose ends that both Jenn and I had to take care of and that included her going into school to tie up some loose ends before she goes out on maternity leave ergo Daddy Daycare was back in business! Continue reading »
Every good story needs a sequel, a book two if you will. One filled with new characters, plot twists and lots of drama and I am beyond excited to announce that today Nolin, Jenn & I are happy to welcome baby Grace into our home. Continue reading »
I felt a little guilty leaving on this work trip. Not because I was once again off to Sin City where my $20 video poker budget is notorious. No, I felt guilty because I was leaving Jenn on day 3 with no pacifier.
It all started on Monday during Nolin’s first dentist appointment. Although we had been talking about pulling the pacifier for a while, we had not really mustered up the courage to it. Teresa informed us that she was not coming back to babysit a boy with a pacifier, so she laid the ground work during her first three days back with three successful naps sans pacifier.
When Jenn was talking to the dentist about the pacifier, she very nicely said you know it’s for you and not him right?
I would have said, you know you’re not the one that has to sit downstairs listening to him ask for it before he falls asleep are you? Continue reading »
My grandmother had been in the hospital and I planned on returning home for the weekend to visit her until I received a message on Wednesday letting me know that they did not expect her to make it through the night.
As I was driving home from work, Jenn found a flight for me and told me to change my plans. I got off the plane and went directly to the hospital at 10:30 pm. We sat together until about 5:30am…these long hours would become the norm over the next several days on my path to saying goodbye. Continue reading »