Category Archives: Signal boost

Dear Jackrabbit #21 — Obligations and Self Care

Dear Jackrabbit, I’m sorry, boy, but there’s no letter today. Dad is kind of bushed. It’s been a busy number of weeks working on a bunch of different projects, and I’ve new projects coming up. In addition to this, there … Continue reading

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The Further Adventures of a Dog and His Boy

An update to the Max/Jack dynamic… Jack has become increasingly fascinated by Max. When Max enters the room, Jack turns his head and smiles. If Max comes near, he leans forward and reaches out, wanting to touch whatever he can … Continue reading

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More on Singing to the Boy, and a Fun Fundraising Challenge

I’ve written in the past about singing to the boy, and I’m happy report that it’s still an effective means of interacting with said boy. Songs calm him when he’s being fussy. They distract him while he’s waiting for the … Continue reading

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Jack’s First Christmas

Happy Post-Christmas! Our first year with Jack at Christmas was quite the success. Oh, there was a lot of work to be done and there were definite challenges to getting all of the usual Christmas prep done with a new … Continue reading

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FollowFriday and Signal Boosts #2 – Going Local

On the last Friday of October, I devoted that Thursday’s post to a #FollowFriday idea to promote certain people/places/pages I like–usually artisans of some kind. Because this month’s last Friday fell right after Thanksgiving, the schedule was a little mussed … Continue reading

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We’re All In This Together

Today is Election Day and it’s for that reason that we’re not going to make this a long post about the minutae of parenting or comparing which of the boy’s bodily gasses sound like which one of the Oak Ridge … Continue reading

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Signal Boost! FollowFriday October

We’re taking a short detour from parenting talk in order to do a little signal boosting. Maintaining this dadblog is actually a decent amount of work, so it stands to reason that I’d like to try and reach as wide … Continue reading

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