Category Archives: Parenting

Little Victor Update | Repetitive cacophony

. A few years ago there was an episode of Family Guy called “Stewie Loves Lois”, where Stewie — the family baby who has spent most of his life trying to kill his mother — suddenly starts to appreciate everything … Continue reading

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Little Victor Update | Like a fish

. We finally took Victor swimming in the Rouge River. There’s a public beach in Quebec right at the place where the Rouge runs into the Ottawa River, so technically Victor had his first river swim in two rivers. It’s … Continue reading

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Little Victor Update | Speed demon

. Victor has been walking since April. Every day he gets more confident in his stride, and the motions get less jerky. Unfortunately the confidence is leading him to move at speeds he’s not quite ready for. Which means my … Continue reading

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Victor takes his first walk

. At the tender age of seventeen months, my son has started to walk. He has taken short steps before, about a month ago he taught himself how to appear to be walking while actually falling to the floor with … Continue reading

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Little Victor Update | Nothing but Victor

. Victor has a new batch of teeth poking through his gums, it’s the pack… herd, flock, pride, whatever of molars we’ve been expecting ever since his gums turned white almost two months ago. The random crying started last week, … Continue reading

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Little Victor Update | The finger

. My son has learned the eternal and universal symbol for the concept of “I want”… he has learned to point, which he does a lot now. Pointing is quickly followed by him looking up at you with his huge … Continue reading

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