Not the angry type

I used to think I was not the angry type. I also used to think that anger was all bad. I only recently found out that I was wrong about the first. Oh, and I was wrong about the second, too. Back in the day, I never got angry at people much. However, two majorContinue reading “Not the angry type”

A little list

In the context of ‘Monday Meltdown’, part of my new weekly writing schedule, I will discuss the stuff that bothers me. So buckle up, it’s time for a rant. You know what bothers me? Fuck, today’s gonna be a little list of shit that bothered me. 1) Sleep deprivation. I can’t tell you exactly whyContinue reading “A little list”

Prepared for views

Another weekend, another reason to leave the house. Away from the downstairs witch. Away from having to walk on our toes. Away from telling the kids to stop walking and playing too loud all the time. Destination: who cares. As long as the kids can run and play. From friends we got a very coolContinue reading “Prepared for views”

The transition

When you become a parent, you will go through a transition, and this is not a transition by choice. It’s a transition that just happens more or less naturally. Once you have kids, hanging out with the people without kids suddenly becomes a different thing. Your childless friends don’t understand you, and while you stillContinue reading “The transition”

Bottomless pit

Two sick kids beaming out vomit in every direction. That’s more or less what our last 24 hours looked like. Or well, more for Heike than for me – this time. After the week of projectile vomiting around Christmas, I’ve had my vomit baptism multiple times over. This time, work saved me. Yesterday I cameContinue reading “Bottomless pit”

Moms have it easy*

Being a dad can be a miserable job. For at least three months in the early child’s life, you’re plain useless, no matter how hard you try. The child will not acknowledge your existence, except in the form of unstoppable baby cries that are heartbreaking and adorable at the same time. And at various timesContinue reading “Moms have it easy*”