Contentment

Some things you want to go on forever. For me, my baby girl sleeping on my chest is one such feeling. She has only existed outside of her mother for just over two weeks, and yet she feels like an essential part of my life. Like I’ve known her forever. I love this little girl … More Contentment

My Mom is Mighty

The truth is I was going to write about something else other than my not-quite-a-week-old baby today. Not that I had anything specific in mind, but I was thinking maybe a week straight was too much. Then two things happened. The first is my mother, who is in town to help us out for a … More My Mom is Mighty

Some Baby Pictures

Rika and Airi are still recovering and I’m spending time with Leo. Everything is pretty smooth. Except for being quiet worn out. Here are a few pictures that summarize my day. And of course, one more sweet Airi picture. If you enjoyed this post, please like my Facebook author page and become a patron through Patreon. Or if you like podcasts … More Some Baby Pictures

Welcome to the World

Last night March 3rd at 11:24, my wife, Rika, gave birth to our daughter, Airi. Airi weighs 2944 grams (6.5lbs.) Mother and baby are both happy and healthy. In the coming days, I’ll have the full story ready for you. For now, just a few pictures. If this motivates anyone to follow me on Instagram, … More Welcome to the World

Expecting

Today is February 5th. In roughly one month my life will undergo a giant, exciting upheaval. The expected date for the birth of our second child is March 5th. We are incredibly excited. I feel like I am alternating between a weird sense of numbness, in that I cannot imagine the changes a second child … More Expecting

Leo had a Fever

I woke up this morning and as I start to get moving the Mrs whispers to me “Leo got a fever during the night. He threw up. He needs to stay home from daycare today.” At the same time three thoughts flooded my mind. I didn’t need to wake up and could just linger in … More Leo had a Fever