Fatherhood

The only way to explain what happened in my household last night between the hours of 5:30 P.M. and 7:30 P.M. is to say that my child was temporarily possessed by demons.  Or, at the very least, by the demon of →MORE...

Dear Charlotte, You are two and a half years old now and as testament to the whirlwind life has become with a two and a half year old child in the house, I didn’t even notice you’d hit the big milestone →MORE...

Jan 11, 2012
Last Tuesday at two o’clock in the afternoon we met with a representative from our foster-adoption agency to discuss the steps we need to take to find and bring home our child, the decisions we need to make, and the choices →MORE...

Dec 05, 2011
TOTALLY UNRELATED, BUT: we are trying to find good-quality children’s books in French and ship them to California without paying an arm and a leg.  They can be used or new and we’re especially interested in fairy tale treasuries (Perrault, Grimm, →MORE...

Nov 11, 2011
Dear Child, I’ve gone back and forth about writing a letter to you and this is what I’ve decided: adoption is like pregnancy.  We don’t know you yet, but every moment that we wait for you, that we search for you, →MORE...