Monthly Archives: November 2011

naptime

Today I took a nap. And it was good. I like to take naps. If I could take a nap every day, I would. I don’t know what it is about taking care of children that is so draining. I … Continue reading

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night shift

So, this is day 18 of NaBloPoMo, and I’ve managed to keep the habit going except for the one night I was unable to get online or have access to WordPress. Week-and-a-half left. Have I written only great stuff? No. … Continue reading

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the mouth

Cute, right? I mean, there’s no doubt—The Button is a frakkin’ adorable kid. The crazy little dances she does, the funny things that come out of her mouth, and the expressions she makes on that face, which that same mouth … Continue reading

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#asiandadspotting: pnc grow up great

Usually, this sort of thing would be reserved for a post over on Rice Daddies [and I will post this over there soon, I promise] but, well, it’s NaBloPoMo, and just past the halfway mark, so here it is. Asian American dads … Continue reading

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grownup talk and teh internetz is magic

Several times in recent days I’ve been reminded how powerful a tool the internet is for connecting people. I started blogging, about being a stay-at-home-dad, because, in the absence of a like-minded community on the ground, I had discovered a … Continue reading

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miss personality

The Button is just two months shy of turning three years old, and while she continues to be, shall we say, on the small side [or as her physician mother and her physician calabash uncles and aunts say, “she’s on … Continue reading

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rad friends and family

[After last night's unscheduled hiatus brought to you by my parents' being in between ISPs, my WordPress iPhone app not working, and WordPress on Safari for iPhone being equally wonky in different ways, NaBloPoMo is back on track!] If I … Continue reading

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family portrait

Today we raced the clouds and impending rain to do our first real family photo shoot with a professional photographer since The Button made us a family of four almost three years ago. Our friend Patrick Ang (a.k.a. The Other … Continue reading

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words with friends

We got to Russo’s a little early to get ready for tonight’s Rad Dad reading and meet up with anthology editor Tomás Moniz. Looking out at the rows of empty folding chairs, I started to get a little nervous. What … Continue reading

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happy thankful

A year or two ago, worried about The Pumpkin taking for granted our family’s lifestyle and not appreciating what she had, we started a dinnertime tradition we called “happy thankful.” We’d go around the table and each person would have … Continue reading

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