Monthly Archives: June 2005

Yes, his head looks a little misshapen. But I assure you it is not. Here we have the closest thing to a smile captured on film to date. There have been bigger and more convincing smiles, but they come without … Continue reading

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However, what begins with a placid child can quickly go sour. Trains and animals on your suit can only go so far before the agony of not being picked up gets to a guy. When this face is made, we … Continue reading

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The emotional roller coaster of being two months old can be exhausting.

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This looks like a sleeping child with six chins and no neck, but what it is is a miracle: Max is asleep without being held by a person. Instead, the vibrating bouncy chair is enough for him. Our glee is … Continue reading

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No, we are not trying to kill him for the sake of a few pictures. He needs what we in the business call “tummy time,” or he’ll never properly learn about panic and frustration. Here we see Max in the … Continue reading

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Stone-faced, Max enjoys a brightly colored ball. I wonder, actually, why baby entertainers need to be in fun shapes – balls, clowns, animals. Babies don’t know what things are. A nice plush diving knife, say, or a distributor cap, as … Continue reading

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As you have no doubt noticed, summer is here and has brought with it the same stupid hot weather as last year. So Max goes naked. We don’t know if he gets too hot, but we do, and we read … Continue reading

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I can’t get enough of these sleeping pictures. Humor me.

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This is how we spend most of our time when Max is not eating and sleeping: watching him sit on our shoulders, looking surprised. He is mesmerized by shadows and lamps and glare off the hardwood floors. We are looking … Continue reading

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Tonight was the first night that Max sported real pants. Momentous.

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