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Daylight Savings

Eventually she sniffled herself to sleep while I reflected on how, even though I am theoretically the adult, I still make some shoddy parenting choices–like getting into a battle of wills with a 3-year-old over whether she can get out of bed to retrieve a tissue. I wondered if I had done permanent and lasting damage to her young psyche.

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All the News

I’ve been remiss in posting here, but life has been…hectic. Our daughter is nine months old this week–she’s been out almost as long as she was in. She’s crawling and trying to walk. Also climbing the stairs, with help from her older brother. My little guy isn’t so little anymore. He recently turned three. He’s […]

Humblebrag

I’m not one to boast, but I was so productive today that I really feel I have to share. My accomplishments were as follows: Ate the better part of a box of frozen waffles (and completely destroyed the last of the jelly) with the help of my 2 1/2 year old son Demonstrated proper crawling […]

2014 In the Rear View

For all the background of my annual lists, see my previous new year posts–2013 In Review and 2012: The Year That Was. 2014 was a good bit of “meh” with dazzling moments of brilliance mixed in. I’ve got lists below, but a few anecdotes also seemed appropriate here. Namesake One day in 2014, Wolfe was […]

Blogging All Over Myself

I have a blog about balancing parenting and grad school up over at insidehighered.com. Check it out if you’re interested! https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/gradhacker/4-tips-balancing-parenting-and-phd

My Son and I Came Down for Breakfast and Found This Note From My Wife. We Responded in Classic Han Solo Fashion.

Scary Movies

I’ve always loved scary movies. As a kid, Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th and Texas Chainsaw Massacre haunted me for days (especially the first one, because I lived on Elm Street). I’ve been thinking about things that scare me now, as a new parent, and came up with a list of movie titles […]