life changes Archive

Newborn girl sleeping

My Girl

July 13, 2017

in baby, family, life changes, parenthood, reflection

“You’re so cute!” These are the first words I spoke to my daughter outside of the womb. The minute the doctor put her on my chest, I saw the most adorable little girl I’ve ever seen. A few minutes later, she repaid my compliment by pooping all over my arm to the collective “Woah!” of […]

About a Boy

July 21, 2014

in baby, family, life changes, new york city, son

I often get asked what my favourite animal is. I could choose a dozen things, to be truthful – Birds of Paradise, hummingbirds, gibbons, bushbabies, lots and lots of things. But if you really were to ask me what little creature makes me gulp with pleasure and delight and interest and fascination, it would be […]