Monthly Archives: April 2013

Exsqueeze me? Baking powder?

Tonight my wife was feeding our son. I went downstairs to get the medicine he’s taking, which has to be stored in the fridge. When I got back upstairs, I encountered my wife in the hall, carrying our son in her arms. “Gotta poop,” she said. “Don’t you want to leave him with me?” I […]

A Bitter Pill to Swallow

Our little guy is battling yet another cold and upper respiratory infection. The breathing problems, I’m afraid, come from me. (Things my son has inherited from me, aside from his dashing good looks and infectious personality: a lot of hair, tendency to sweat profusely and breathing problems). Besides the nebulizer treatments, the doc also prescribed […]

A Few Favorite Things

My son’s first birthday is a month away and I don’t know what to get him. I want something memorable, environmentally responsible, eclectic, fun and most of all, affordable. I know some of his favorite things: Binkies Cardboard boxes Cat collars with a bell on them Sweet potatoes (although he calls them “yams”) Earrings, but […]