Tagged with daddy

Latest News from the Chittister Household

The latest news is, the Chittister household is very messy! Many of my friends and family have been requesting add-on pictures, and I will post some this weekend. We now have a room with wooden walls, and our dining room has an L-shape cut out of the ceiling. Firefly figured out how to get in … Continue reading

We Have a Play Structure!

We purchased a play structure for Jack back in March. It arrived in April. (The store was having a half-off sale, but installation wasn’t half-off, so Max said he’d get some of the guys together to build it. He started Saturday morning. By bath time Sunday night, it was done. Special thanks to Morgan and … Continue reading

Family History: Family Members

Once again, DesignZ by Dede poses a question about family. (And yes, I know that, by the time you read this, it will be Thursday.) Describe each member of your family. How do you see/feel about your parents, your siblings, your spouse, and your children? This could take awhile… No, is too much, let me sum … Continue reading

Open Adoption Roundtable #2: Fathers

Open Adoption Roundtable #2: Fathers

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on June 23, 2009. Republished here with permission. The Open Adoption Roundtable is a series of occasional writing prompts about open adoption. It’s designed to showcase of the diversity of thought and experience in the open adoption community. Heather at Production, Not Reproduction, posted the topic for the second … Continue reading

Rock a Bye Daddy

Daddy and Mommy feel like we have colds. We had a carpet picnic of sandwiches and crackers for dinner. Daddy was using Jack’s cow as a pillow. Jack noticed and grabbed it. Mommy asked, “Can Daddy borrow your cow to use as a pillow?” Jack said, “No. I haf to borrow my cow.” Mommy said, … Continue reading

A Good Day

Today, Jack was an amazing little man. Jack and Mommy went to the Farmers’ Market in Brentwood. There are two major highlights for Jack – the “Boom  Boom Bap Guys” and the “Splashing Mountain”.  The Boom Boom Bap Guys are a jazz trio (I think they’re called the Big Fat Swing Company) from the local … Continue reading

Why My Son Is Bald

On July 11, my son’s hair looked like this: Unruly, yes, but CURLY! Such beautiful, lovely curls! Then Daddy took him for a hair cut on July 12…. My son is BALD! Daddy let the barber SHAVE JACK’S HEAD! Mommy came downstairs, saw Jack, and was speechless. “What did you to his head?” she asked … Continue reading

Overheard from the Kitchen

My MIL is about to feed Jack dinner. Max is helping her decide what to feed him, and starts microwaving something. MIL: What’s that we have there? Max: (in bright tone) It’s Winter Squash! MIL: (excited) Winter Squash?!? That sounds ducky! Max: (in parent voice) No, organic winter squash and water. Well, I thought it … Continue reading