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The Nora Chronicles: Nine Months In

Yesterday, Nora hit 9 months of age. It’s crazy to think that she’s now been outside of the womb longer than she was in, and even crazier to think her first birthday is just a blink of the eyes away. Here are the stats: Weight: 18 lbs 12 oz (50th percentile) Height: 28.75 inches (80th […]

The Nora Chronicles: Sleep and Fun

I realized the other day that I haven’t written another edition of the Nora Chronicles in a couple of months. And it’s been quite a busy yet fun blur. Here’s an update: Nora is sleeping through the night (for the most part) After about six and a half months of not sleeping for longer than […]

The Nora Chronicles: The Sixth Month

Nora hit six months of age yesterday, and what a whirlwind it has been. Before I dive into the meat of this post, since she had her six month appointment yesterday (with more shots to boot… poor girl), let’s lead off with the new vitals: Height: 27 inches (90th percentile) Weight: 14.5 pounds (25th percentile) […]

The Fatherhood Fraternity

The eyes light up. The mouth begins to creep into a knowing smile. The dominant hand immediately shoots out for an introduction… Welcome to the Fatherhood Fraternity. You may now commence learning the secret handshake (provided you can get the spit-up and drool off of your hand first). Becoming a father is kind of like […]

Random Thoughts from Quarantine

I’ve got a sinus infection and the flu. No, I’m not writing this post for sympathy. Let’s face it, sympathy doesn’t get me anywhere. (Though I do appreciate it). No, I’m writing this post because I’ve been quarantined to my bedroom at home. My wife–in equal parts reason and paranoia–has barred me from walking around […]