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19 Months

Farrah Star, my darling daughter of 19 months and beyond, you are killing me.  My god, how did you grow to be so happy and cheerful and bubbly and all cheeky grinning goodness? 271 more words

Should You Work Or Stay At Home With Your Children

Being a new parent brings many challenges. One of the challenges that many people face is deciding whether they should stay-at-home or work. While many people would prefer to be a stay-at-home, some people find it incredibly difficult to adjust to going from a two-income household to a one-income household. 300 more words

Home And Family

Ten Minutes of Terrible

It usually starts with

“I wish I was dead.  That’s the only way I’m going to get a break.”


“I cannot do this.  I don’t want to do this.   648 more words

Biking Montreal: Evolution of a Risk-Adverse Mother

I enjoyed bike-riding in Madison where the streets were wide and the traffic in my neighborhood was sparse.  Riding my bike in Montreal, a compact city of four million, terrified me.   999 more words


Parallelogram: Picking a Preschool |

Both our eldest children have been in preschool for exactly eight days but our path to preschool is very different.  Presenting this week’s PolarRico Parallelogram from me (Polar) and my friend Laura (Rico): 8 more words


Putting My Stay-At-Home Dad Skills to the Test

Remember how I recently wrote about how my wife is leaving us? Well, she left hours before most people wake up to start their day and by the time you’re reading this, she should be in Boston. 412 more words