Category Archives: Baby talk

Four Years on…

Four years is not a long time. But the last four has seemed like a lifetime… I might say. If I were doing stand-up on the trials and tribulations of married life. And fatherhood. Actually, the last two and a … Continue reading

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Independent Z

Z has been exerting her independence with her mom and with me. When PL brings her to school in the morning, Z is often still sleepy and would want to be carried. Especially if I bring her to school (if … Continue reading

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“I miss bear-bear”

… said Z. “What ‘bear-bear’? Lazy Bear?” She has a lot of bears. There’s ‘Care Bear’, the pirated (IP-infringed) Care Bear look-alike that is probably not licensed, because we could not find an official Care Bear with that colour and … Continue reading

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Thinking, Guessing, and That’s a Great Idea

Z has started to say, “I think so” or “I don’t think so”. And sometimes, “I guess so”. And also “that’s a great idea”. We have no idea where she picked these speaking styles from! I guess (oh gawd! I’ve … Continue reading

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A Womb with a View

So Z was lolling about in bed and she found a rubber band. “Where did this rubber band come from?” she asked. “Well, when a daddy rubber band loves a mommy rubber band a lot, they make baby rubber bands,” … Continue reading

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Gender difference indifference

“Zoe, are you a boy or girl?” “errr… boy!” “Mommy boy or girl?” “Boy!” Daddy? Boy or girl?” “Girl!” “Ok. Let’s go tell mommy.” Brought her to PL. “OK, Zoe. Mommy boy or girl?” “Err… Girl!” “Daddy? Boy or girl?” … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions and Goodnight rituals.

So on New Year’s Day, after an afternoon nap, and waking up to a thunderstorm, Z was still a little sleep disoriented – you know the quiet, non-verbal, semi-grouchy mood we all have (occasionally, if not always) after we have … Continue reading

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