Helping her speak her mind

Whenever we’ve been struggling a bit with the whole parenting thing, something seems to present itself to make us feel competent again. After a handful of unsettled nights and grouchy days Lorelei had her 12 month check-up, and I feel so proud of how she’s grown up and […]

Raising a Rebel gets married!

Even before the date of our wedding was set, I’d already let go the notion of a Star Wars-themed ceremony. There were budget considerations to think about, and the dearth of cosplayers, droid builders and 501st members in my social circle meant resources were thin on the ground. […]

One step forward, two steps back

It’s been about a year since becoming a father and in that time one thing has become abundantly clear to me – parenting is case of one step forward, two steps back. Sometimes it’s more like three steps back, but you get the general idea. After recently spending […]