Tag Archives: Babies

Waiting for a Baby to Be Born

[Warning: the following musings contain graphic depictions of introspection and self-indulgence.] So a few days from now my second daughter will be born. And for a long old while, in the run-up to this momentous occasion, I’ve been thinking how … Continue reading

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There Aren’t Too Many Inches / Between Your Tootsies and Your Noggin

Friday, September 13th is my daughter’s first birthday! So I wrote her this birthday poem on the train home from work. Yeah, it’s a little wonky, but hey… Colette doesn’t seem to mind. Hey sweetie (Coco), There aren’t too many … Continue reading

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When Little Coco Met Aunties Hazel & Joan

My little Coco – 10 month old daughter, Colette – proved herself to be a pretty handy traveller these past couple of weeks. For a summer trip to England, she journeyed for the most part happily in a delayed 747 … Continue reading

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My Baby Is A Scientist (And We Can’t Keep Up)

My daughter has extraordinary amounts of energy, and her restless grabbing, pinching, poking and reaching are all assertive indicators of boundless curiosity. Most of the time, except for when she’s sleeping, she is on the move – sometimes only round … Continue reading

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My Newborn Baby – Five Nice Surprises, Love Dad

Ok, I’ll write this quick. Because free time is in mighty short supply right now, baby daughter a few feet away getting a little shut-eye before her next rousing for some milk. (Just hope what I wind up with doesn’t read … Continue reading

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Psychology 101

Bit of a quick one, this – as wife Jacqueline is in the early(ish) stages of giving birth to our tiny baby daughter. (Epidural hasn’t happened yet, but she is hooked up to about four different machines/monitors… and also going through it … Continue reading

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You Can Call Me Pops

Hey kid. You’re not born yet, but that’s ok, I know you won’t keep us waiting too much longer. (Your due date is Sept. 13 in case you’re ever wondering.) Anyhow, I’ve been busying trying to figure some stuff out … Continue reading

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