Category Archives: Victor’s Week In Review

Little Victor Update | Finally, he can fly

. A few days ago Victor and Andrew, his older brother, were playing what was essentially ‘motionless tag’ in the living room. Basically it was Victor tapping Andrew’s shoulder, then yelling “tag, you’re it”, and Andrew immediately doing the same … Continue reading

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My daughter died while being delivered on Friday afternoon

. Evangeline, my daughter, died while being delivered on Friday. My girlfriend’s water broke last Tuesday, while Evangeline was in her 22nd-week. The doctors and nurses at the Ottawa General did everything they could to keep Diane healthy, and Evangeline … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Update: What happens when her water breaks far too soon

. Diane’s water broke, so she has been in the hospital since Tuesday, and won’t be released until the baby is born. The problem is she’s only 22-weeks into the pregnancy, which is far too early for a safe delivery. … Continue reading

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Little Victor Update | the TV zombie

. I think I’m about to find out how much TV is too much TV in the safe development of a child’s mind. My two-year old son can recognize Dog The Bounty Hunter’s voice, and has now started to respond … Continue reading

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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 not … Continue reading

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