Monthly Archives: June 2010

Hello, little lady

She came out crying, her 7-pound, 14.3-ounce body squirming like an inch worm. She moved both her legs, each with distinct rolls, but kept her eyes shut. Her arms hung by her delicate side, but her minuscule fingers wiggled up, … Continue reading

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No sleep ’til … tomorrow

One of the many advantages of being a daytime dad is the occasional opportunity to help someone who operates on a completely different schedule. One of the few disadvantages is finding ample time to sleep. If you have a child … Continue reading

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“Buy me some peanuts and …”

Little One climbs into bed and his book request is simple enough: “The baseball book,” he says. ‘Shocking,’ Daytime Dad thinks to himself as he grabs “Fenway Park 123,” which a group of Red Sox players’ wives wrote and illustrated. It … Continue reading

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Little Leftovers: Weekly task

Here are a few idle thoughts as Daytime Dad wonders when Little One #2 will arrive … Little One scurries into the ‘Prime Time’ room at the YMCA, a place where children can play while parents/guardians can go and enjoy/suffer … Continue reading

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The perfect hiding spot

It’s Daytime Dad’s turn to hide and he instructs Little One to count to five and close his eyes. Daytime Dad turns away from the deck overlooking Sebasticook Lake and races toward the garage. Little One counts to one with … Continue reading

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