Category Archives: dad

This Chick Right Here

I remember rocking my sweet baby after she had just barfed all over me (for the fourth time) and thinking about her toddler years; imagining long nights of slumber, days filled with fun, my sweet girl on my lap reading with me. But this chick right here? Isn’t following my toddler vision. Apparently when you’re…

Little Girl Turned Trucker

Today my daughter boomed her first F. She didn’t just boom it… she sounded it out. FAAAUUUUCCCCKKKKAAAAAA. With her fingers tightly wrapped around a marker, arm high in the air, her little girl face looked back and forth between her fathers’ and mine. Her lips curled around the sounds the F and the K made…

Is That All You’re Going to do All Day?

I woke up to my toddler’s hands in my hair. I wish I could paint a picture of her gently sweeping the hair from my face while she told me how much she loved me but that would be a horrific lie. I won’t do that to you. Instead I’ll tell you that my dream…

My Shadow

Brian has been laid off since before Christmas. This was a blessing in disguise because it allowed him to stay home with our daughter when we lost our spot in daycare until April, and our subsidy was cut. Since then Brian and our little girl  have been spending every day together, crafting, exploring, joining a…

The Caterpillar on her Arm

We had been waiting for an appointment since October. October 7th. The day that our whole worlds changed. We would never look at foods or environments the same again. Grocery shopping became a new experience. Choosing a care giver was an interview process that included a peanut free home, education sessions, and information on how…

To the Moon – But Remove Your Underwear!

This weekend was reserved for last minute Christmas shopping. A family outing. Not a tradition through. This is only our second Christmas as parents, we’re still building tradition; finding our way. And I would never make shopping with my family part of a tradition. I’m not unstable. Shopping with the man that I have chosen…

MO-ving On

It is officially December. That means Movember is OVER! We raised a grand total of $130 for Prostate Cancer and could not be happier! Thank you to all who donated! With the end of Movember comes the time for thousands of men to trim the un-kept masses that have grown underneath their noses for 30…

One Day on your Birthday

When I was young I used to curl up with my mom, finding comfort in her soft lap, mommy perfume, and gentle strokes through my hair from her long finger nails. We would whisper and giggle while I pressed her heart shaped necklace into her skin, making a perfect heart shaped indent. As I grew…

Just the Two of us

Just the two of us. For one whole day. A day to giggle and cuddle. Eat fast food and window shop. A day to tell secrets and go on adventures. A day I will never forget.     Don’t forget to leave a comment telling Brian how he should shave his mustache next! We are…