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Coming Soon: Baby Cohen #2

Once more unto the breach!

Yes, that’s right. The wife is pregnant with our second child. Due in September. I guess it’s time to “daddy blog” again.

The kiddo has been informed–and has thusly informed us that she desires a baby sister. (She has been thusly thusly informed that we have no control over such things.)

We are absolutely excited about this new development in our lives–and scared shitless at the same time. Which is not at all different from the first time around.

Yet… there are many things that are different this time around.

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The Nora Chronicles: The Screeching Halt

If you’ve been following my Twitter feed in the last week, you’ll know that my daughter, Nora, got a pretty bad cold. It began as a bad fever, and evolved into horrible chest and nasal congestion accompanied by a heinous cough. This cough has been so bad that it has caused her to throw up […]

Five Ways You Know You’re a Parent

As Nora hits 11 months of age today (I know, where did the time go?), I’ve been thinking about how much my life has changed in that time. And not just the obvious changes, but the little things that you thought you’d never do or say. Here are five ways I’ve identified as airtight indications […]

Acknowledging Mortality with a Baby

My wife’s roughly five weeks away from delivering our first child (again, a girl, it’s our first, that’s the lowdown). Overall it’s been a pretty normal pregnancy; nothing really exciting–which frankly is a good thing. As she’s getting bigger (naturally), she’s officially to the point where she wants the baby to come out already. Her […]

I’m going to be a father? How’s that work?

My wife is now 26 weeks pregnant. 6 months pregnant pretty much on the nose. So she’s showing quite a bit, and this whole father thing is slowly becoming more real. Is this the way it’s supposed to happen? You tell me. Anyway, let me give you a little background. It’s our first kid, it’s […]