Category Archives: Parenting

DearJackrabbit #38 — Happy First Father’s Day

Dear Jackrabbit, Happy Father’s Day. There are any number of topics I could choose from on this, our first Father’s Day. I was thinking of writing about my dad. A quite worthy subject, but there will be time enough. I … Continue reading

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More on Movies

Back in February I wrote about how much Jack is enraptured by the Despicable Me franchise. I don’t entirely get why. Don’t get me wrong… I love the movies as well. Always have. The boy’s fascination is probably my fault–DNA, … Continue reading

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Calculating Baby

There is a pretty classic brain teaser about a farmer, a fox, a chicken, a sack of corn, and a river. It goes kind of like… A man has to get a fox, a chicken, and a sack of corn … Continue reading

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Welcome to mornings (or, hehehe…air-butt!)

A short entry today as I have a lot of work to do. Confession… one of my most favorite times of day is when it’s time to wake the boy up. Half the time he’s wide awake and pushing himself up … Continue reading

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Pie Thievery

It makes me sad that my boy will never know the unbridled joy of stealing a pie that has been set on the windowsill to cool. It seems people don’t do this sort of thing anymore. Now, granted…stealing is wrong… … Continue reading

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Never eat anything bigger than your head.

The mouth still seems to be a favored tool for exploration… or it’s part of the teething thing. In any case, watch your fingers when you handle the boy. A list of more things the boy has tried putting in … Continue reading

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Almost eight months… jeez…

In just over a week Jack will be eight months old. What the heck? It’s been a quick almost-eight months, and the kid has really developed. He’s gone from a fleshy, squalling, hungry, sometimes wet lump to… well that much … Continue reading

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Latest Game Changer — Baby Jail

We have finally brought the Pak ‘n Play down from the bedroom and into the living room. I’m not sure why we didn’t do this sooner other than perhaps a.) we didn’t think he was ready, b) we weren’t ready, … Continue reading

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Chill, new dads…

Today’s post is for the new dads and the soon-to-be new dads. Chill. Really… stop panicking. I’ve been seeing a lot of new dads on the Facebook New Dad’s Support Group all ready to have meltdowns because they’re about to … Continue reading

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Recent Random Observations

[Note: I’m going to move the Thursday entries from morning to late evening. That’s just how my work schedule has been going lately. I’ll be keeping up with posting entries on Thursdays, but most of you will likely not see … Continue reading

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