Dear Bean, You can now sit up by yourself, and it makes me so proud! Now, technically I know this is just another milestone, and you’ve been slowly starting to sit by yourself for about a week now, but today I sat you down (with pillows around you, we learned from the bump on the… Continue reading Sitting!
Dear Bean It has been a long time since I last rocked you to sleep. But it is nice to know why our napping has been so rocky lately, or part of the reason anyway; you have teeth! Well one anyway, and I think the second one might be on its way also! I felt… Continue reading First Tooth!
Dear Bean, Before before I put you down to to sleep, be it for nap or at night, I kiss your forehead and say a little prayer for you. (no, not the song) This is something my parents always did for me, and a tradition I want to pass on to you. Now I lay… Continue reading Prayer and Grace
Dear Bean, I love being able to do more with you as you are getting older. I know you still don’t comprehend much of what is going on around you, but you are definitely getting more interactive with your environment and that makes things so much more exciting! It has been an exciting week of… Continue reading Bean visits a farm
Happy Fatherhood Friday! Here’s my latest letter to my son: Dear Bean, This week we took our first steps together toward a life of solid food, not just liquids. It has been an interesting experience, but I’m so impressed at how quickly you are learning. Right now we are only doing rice cereal, but I… Continue reading Welcome to the Wonderful World of Solids!
Dear Bean, I know you are cute and all, but I’m hoping this new “screecher creature” phase doesn’t last too terribly long. 🙂 It is a tad on the loud side, and there doesn’t seem to be any discernible pattern. Happy? Screeching. Annoyed? Screeching. Being ignored? Screeching. I did try and have a screeching match… Continue reading Screecher Creature
Dear Bean, You and I have been doing this whole diaper changing thing for about 4 months now, so I’d really think you would have gotten down the fact that you need to spread you legs in order for me to put your clean diaper one. I mean we’ve been doing this 6-10 times a… Continue reading Dreaming of an easier diaper change