advent (day 5) father.

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4yWYB0wOhHoLms6kA06yFA?si=ENZpPLn9RaifFyL6UHJLAw 1st piece: You can read it here: https://wordhabit.com/2020/05/19/nightparenting/ 2nd piece: "What do you want me to learn about you?" This is a simple prayer I prayed tonight before settling down to write, cross-legged on my gray mid-century couch, laptop in tow. It would be horrible if I completed this Advent journey and missed something …

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Many days, parenting is a thing I've wanted and never wanted at the same time.

Daydreams and night truths

After I prayed, my oldest got under her covers and said, “Mummy, can we do it like last night?”

“Yes, honey,” I replied as my youngest and I snuggled at the foot of the bed under the pink and white cozy blanket

Of Wills and Love

Arguments with almost five-month-old babies are very short.  It began with her ridiculously fast-growing fingernails. She's obviously draining me of all contributing nutrients. After concluding that I'd been scratched enough, I decided to cut her nails. My daughter has gotten used to the process, one I conduct while she's awake so that I don't have …