Ada is a week short of seven months, which is sort of mind-blowing for me as I can still remember when she was tiny (or even not born yet) and […]
written at 10:25 AM It’s one of those mornings when no matter what I do with Ada, she fusses or otherwise requires my attention. Put her on the blanket, she […]
Becoming a parent entails many adjustments, some huge, many miniscule. One of my smallish ones is that I doubt I’ll be able, most of the time, to continue to write the lengthy […]
(It is typical of how things have been going lately that this four-month update comes twelve days after Ada’s actual four-month birthday.) There are three things I need in order […]
To not be sad in times like these means dishonesty, a turning aside from things we all need to look at.
Most of the time — 90-95% — I’m proud of myself, and I know I’m capable. But it’s during that other 5% when I need all of the patience and kindness I can muster.
I’m typing this on my iPad, with difficulty, from an awkward position on the bed, because it’s the only place where I am (kind of) comfortable. Erik is next to […]