Momma Says Spock You OUT.
This TEDxBoston talk from Clayton Christensen is incredible. In it, he talks about why not just nations, but companies, families and individuals fail and how, so often, we measure precisely the wrong things in order to succeed, whether we want to be good businesspeople, citizens or, most importantly, parents. How will you, and ultimately God, [...]
Gwendydd (Welsh for “morning star”/”Venus” aka “beauty”) came into this world at 12:23pm yesterday, May 27th, weighing in at 9lbs 7oz and measuring 22″ in length. Both baby and momma are feeling great and Gwen’s older siblings are all taken with her. (In an odd coincidence, this means that she shares her birthday with WordPress.)
About a year ago, my wife and I were in the midst of watching the classic Stephen Fry/Hugh Laurie-helmed Jeeves and Wooster and we were allowing our kids to watch it along with us. We had been watching episodes each evening and the kids were keeping up well, though one night my at-the-time 2-year-old daughter [...]
At first, I was like “Heh.”, then I was like “Ohhhh…”, then I was like “Ouch.” I mean, they’re even driving an exact doppelgänger of my minivan. Very ouch, baby.
There they are, my two pride-and-joys. They’re growing up so fast. Will is now working on sounding out and spelling words on his own (“hot” and “hat” were his first ones this past week) and Katie, upon hearing the first few bars when my wife opened this Tumblr post from Merlin Mann containing a rendition [...]
…Only far, far bundle-of-joy-ier. (Click the image for the full size scanination) We’re due March 17th — that’s right, a St. Patty’s Day baby. They’ll still wear orange, though. *grin*
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