Daughters

Perfect Angels

January 31, 2014
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Once upon a time Hot Momma and I lived a carefree newlywed life where we could stay up late; sleep until noon; and walk around our clean house in the nude, not that I ever did for obvious reasons and sadly she didn’t nearly enough. Nowadays we may stay up too late from time to […]

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Pumpkin Pie

November 29, 2013
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Thing 2, my beautiful 6 year old daughter, spent the past week talking about pumpkin pie. Not turkey, not dressing, not cranberry sauce. Pumpkin pie was her sole focus. Oh, and whipped cream. Thanksgiving day arrived and the pumpkin pie talk went into overdrive. Our family gathered for lunch at a local event space large […]

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Happy Birthday, Chica Dulce

May 17, 2013
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The Mexican restaurant in town, like most small town Mexican restaurants I’ve been to, makes it a practice to, upon learning of a diner’s birthday, slap a sombrero on the patron’s head, sing them a tune in Spanish and present them with sopapillas. At our joint they like to smear whipped cream in the face […]

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Mall Santa and a Screaming Child

December 23, 2010
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Almost all kids seem to love Santa in theory. Most kids seem to like Santa in person. Some kids do not want to have anything to do with the fat, scary guy’s lap. This beautiful little girl screaming at the top of her lungs is none other than my wonderful Thing 1, who at the […]

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Kids and iPads Can Coexist

December 22, 2010

The iPad has many fun and educational uses for kids. I loved letting my girls play with my iPad when I first got it. Then I noticed a tiny scratch on the edge of the screen and I became reluctant to let them use it without direct supervision. Yes it was a small scratch that […]

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Another Reason I Love Being a Daddy

December 20, 2010

I received this card from Thing 1 today after school. She is such a joy and it is days like today that help me look past all the times she acts like a bratty six year old. She and her sister make my life fun. Hot Momma has done a wonderful job in raising them […]

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Happy Birthday Little Angel

October 21, 2010

Thing 1 is six years old today. She has come a long way from that fragile premature baby pictured above. When she was born, she weighed just over five pounds and had to have intestinal surgery the night after she was born. She ended up spending a month in the neonatal intensive care unit before […]

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And Now You Are One

September 26, 2010

Thing 1 and Thing 2 once again played the role of cutest flower girls in the world at a family member’s wedding. It has been a few years since my nuptials with Hot Momma, so I began to seriously question the state of marriage ceremonies these days when the priest advised the group at the […]

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Dr. Seuss on the iPad

August 18, 2010

As I have stated before, Dr. Seuss is a big hit at our house. Also, the iPad is a big hit at our house, and office, and on vacation, etc. Well, you can imagine my delight when I learned that these two things could be combined for a super fun reading experience for Thing 1 […]

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Thing 1, Thing 2 and Thing 3?

July 15, 2010

In my inaugural post last year, along with a an explanation for the name of this blog I briefly introduced you to my wife, Hot Momma, and my girls, Thing 1 and Thing 2, which is of course a nod to their favorite author, Dr. Seuss. Well it appears that Thing 3 will be arriving […]

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Catching Up With Fat Daddy

May 1, 2010

It’s been a while since I checked in around here and if anyone out there was disappointed I apologize. It has been a very busy month but things are getting back to normal, sort of. Hot Momma has been putting in a lot of time in her small business which has required me to spend […]

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