Category Archives: Elanor

Wordless Wednesday-she asked to be swaddled


Posted in Elanor, Pictures

Balancing two when one is sick

I was baptized by fire about 36 hours ago. Ellie had a runny nose all day…no big deal. We put her to bed at the normal time.  She’s been coming into our bed somewhere between 3 and 6 am, so … Continue reading

Posted in Elanor, Medical, Rhiannon

Rhiannon Arcardia

I don’t want to double post, so I’ll link from Expat Bostonians Last Thursday I went into my appointment and found out I was having a baby…that afternoon. That night, we welcomed Rhiannon Arcadia into the world. I shared her … Continue reading

Posted in Breastfeeding, Elanor, Fatherhood, Medical, Pictures, Pregnancy, Rhiannon, Siblings, Video

Where I’ve been

Sorry it’s been so long since I’ve posted here.  It’s been all I could manage to keep Expat Bostonians up and running.  I also can only write so many posts about vomiting, and that’s pretty much been my life since … Continue reading

Posted in Breastfeeding, Depression, Education, Elanor, General stuff, Medical, Non-Procreational Life, Parenting Theories, Pictures, Pregnancy, Siblings

Their first fight?

Yesterday E was a bit under the weather, and fell asleep with her head in my lap, more or less cushioned by my uterus.  The baby began kicking immediately and for an extended period of time. I was torn between … Continue reading

Posted in Elanor, Funny, Pregnancy, Siblings

E’s first day flying solo in class

She demanded that *I* and not her teachers put her socks on. Then she joined her classmates playing on the mat.  I approached her to remind her that I was going, and that I’d be back, and was waved off … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Elanor | 2 Comments

Dear Elanor…31.5 months…first day of Nursery 1

Dear Elanor Let’s not fool ourselves…I’ve started to suck at the notion of a monthly letter.  But today was a big day for you, and I wanted to write you a letter to share it. Today you started Nursery 1, … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Elanor, Letters to Emby