Celebrations

Christmas at the beach!  (She found a crab shell!) At some point in November, Charlotte came home from preschool with a laundry list of questions about Pere Noel (Father Christmas).  I answered them as patiently and honestly as possible, which is →MORE...

Last week my daughter’s preschool hosted a costume parade and party.  So, after several months of listening to her tell me that she would really like a “Chinese rainbow dragon” costume please, I finally cranked one out. As you can see, →MORE...

Dear Charlotte, You hit thirty-eight months last week and the biggest news I have to offer you with regards to milestones is that THIS is the month you started preschool. This month, you started attending a local French immersion preschool two →MORE...

Jul 20, 2012
“How do you want to celebrate your birthday tomorrow?” I asked her. “Maybe swinging,” she said.  Donald built and hung a tree swing in our backyard a few months ago.  Nearly everything about toddlers is perfectly lovely – the phrases they →MORE...

Happy birthday, hon.  You’re a good man - steady, compassionate, thoughtful, supportive, hilarious, patient - and a better father.  Thank you for waiting in that airport for me.  I love you like crazy.