Category Archives: parenting

Quip: Magic Lamp

Our youngest Padawan, like many only weeks old kids, poops all the time. Before feeding. In their sleep. While awake. Before feeding. After feeding. Right before a diaper change. Immediately following a diaper change. And, of course during a diaper … Continue reading

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Padawan Music Chronicles: LL Cool J

On the way home listening to old school hip hop with my two year old Padawan. LL Cool J’s “Rhyme Ain’t Done” came on. First, the passage with the cartoon reference had them practically out of their car seat with … Continue reading

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WFHWTF: Week One with the new Youngling

I love my Padawan. Both of them. I love family. All of them. Honestly? Week one work from home with our new Youngling makes me wonder if I love anyone. Myself included. I mean the F definitely is Fuck. I … Continue reading

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Pees Sit

Padawan: Sit. Me: Here? (pointing to a spot on the floor) Padawan: Sit here. Pees. (patting the spot on the floor) Me: Ok. Play trucks? Padawan: No. Sit pees. (patting the spot on the floor more firmly) Me: We play … Continue reading

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Asinine Earworms: Shout it all out

If you’re starting to get the sense there might be a recurring theme to some of the earworms you might be right. The Padawan definitely contributes to them getting “stuck” for much longer than they might otherwise be bothersome. In … Continue reading

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asinine earworms: curing it

Nearly everyone gets random melodies stuck in their heads. People like me like to believe that the vastness of their musical knowledge can control to some means what it is that can get stuck there. And, then, there’s times when … Continue reading

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Asinine Earworms: “school” as an Introduction

Anyone who knows me well knows I deal with the constant effect of tinnitus and of the subconscious mental gymnastics that occur to deal with it Most of the time it’s tuned to a very ignorable background of the Super … Continue reading

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