It Makes the Day

Last night, for the third time in four days, my little one had a hard time sleeping through the night. She’s only ten months old, so she still holds many of her own mysteries. From around midnight she will half wake up and cry just loud enough to wake my wife and I. We’ll fight … More It Makes the Day

Reading Together

My little guy likes reading books. Or at least he goes into phases where he wants to read books. Tonight we sat down together and read eleven together. Of course, he’s four so the books aren’t all that long. Still, it is pretty neat to see how quickly he changes and how his understanding increases. … More Reading Together

Imagination Sandbox

Today’s title is meant quite literally. My four-year-old son and I were playing at the park. After a good amount of running and sliding, he wanted to play in the sandbox. It was a grand time. We dug and made little mountains. But what really cracked me up was when he announced that Bucket turned … More Imagination Sandbox

Eat That Burger

I don’t want to romanticize the good old fashioned American hamburger. I mean, it is one of the greatest foods there is, but that isn’t what I want to dwell on. But maybe just a little bit more. I’ve spent fifteen years living in Japan and it is a shame that the common image of … More Eat That Burger