Over the winter, I played a succession of three video games that involved characters in a parenting or protective role: Fallout 4; The Last of Us; and The Walking Dead. And if parenting in today's world is hard, it's even worse once the world goes to hell. Today I'm writing about my parenting experience with… Continue reading Parenting in the Post Apocalypse: The Walking Dead
Over the winter, I played a succession of three video games that involved characters in a parenting or protective role: Fallout 4; The Last of Us; and The Walking Dead. And if parenting in today's world is hard, it's even worse once the world goes to hell. Today I'm writing about my parenting experience with… Continue reading Parenting in the Post Apocalypse: The Last of Us
It's a challenge being a good parent. It's even harder after the world's gone to hell.
This is my best friend's daughter, Sarah Boutcher, performing Thinking Out Loud, by Ed Sheeran, and also Sia's Chandelier. It's amazing to see how good she's become. I wish her all the best as she pursues her passion. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_fHDkUazKg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6cuL_Iu3-8
For three months we had a visitor in our house; a little 6.5 kilo being that worked his way into the fabric of our family as though he'd always been there, and now he's leaving to go home. He came to us by way of my mother-in-law, who fell ill and couldn't care for him.… Continue reading Temporary dog
I recently received this picture from one of the attendees for the launch of Mythspring at the Merril Collection. That's my little girl helping me sign a copy of Mythspring.
Though it's Valentines Day and many on my LJ friends list don't have good feelings about it, I got something that was the bright spot in my day; a home-made valentines day card from my little girl! (Made with some help from her mom) I took it in to work and have it on my… Continue reading The Good
A very long time between posts for me. Which is nothing new considering the activity in my life lately. Monique is growing fast. She's almost 13 and a half pounds now and about 26 inches long. She's playing with her toys now and is vocalizing quite a bit. We have new pictures of her which… Continue reading Absence due to family
October 31: We had a Girl!Monique Anne, born October 31 at 10:25 in the morning.She's so darn cute. November 4: We took Monique home today and spent our first evening alone with her. If anything this was more nerve wracking than her birth. At least at the hospital we had the nurses to fall back… Continue reading Updates, updates, updates, get ’em here
We finished the baby's room this morning. My dad came by to help put up the border. Still no baby. The official due date is two days away. Everything's packed and ready to go for the hospital. We're pretty anxious for our new addition to arrive. First week at the new job went well. There's… Continue reading Baby’s room