Author Archives: Aaron

About Aaron

Born and raised in Tacoma, Washington, I graduated with a BA in Business from the University of Washington in Seattle. After working in Seattle for a few years I moved to Alta, UT to work and ski. After getting that out of my system (finally) I settled back in Tacoma. I am now a self-employed photographer and web designer, while maintaining my post as stay-at-home, work-at-home dad to the greatest little girl in all the world.

Terrible 2’s will be my biggest test to date

I can tell you that I was not built with the innate capability to deal well with children acting out wildly in public. This will be a learned behavior for me and I am learning as we speak. See, Annie … Continue reading

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We be jammin

This morning I started playing my acoustic guitar and babygirl was into it. I brought out her glockenspiel and handed her a couple mallets. I am fast becoming a believer in the chromatic glockenspiel for early learning of music theory, … Continue reading

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Let’s play ball in the house!

Who’s in? When I was growing up, playing ball in the house was forbidden. If you grow up in Washington State you spend most of your young life in somebody’s house. Often times you either find a way to play … Continue reading

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Cooking on an iron skillet

Dads, if you stay at home then you are probably cooking for your children. It is imperative that you switch from the non-stick pan to the iron skillet, if you haven’t already. Although easier to use and clean, all “non-stick” … Continue reading

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Baby on an airplane

I have dreaded few things like being stuck on an airplane with a baby on my lap. I don’t much care for airplanes when I don’t have a baby on my lap. I could not fathom enjoying my experience on … Continue reading

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Parsley, sage, rosemary and time

The daddy blogger in me can’t seem to get off the subject of time this week. My daughter is like a mirror and a time machine and a psychiatrist all in one little package. She shows me what I was … Continue reading

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The clock is ticking

When I was a kid I’d listen to the second hand on a clock in a dark room and it sounded slow. As we age, we have fewer milestones that clearly mark time in our lives. Going to high school, … Continue reading

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Oh, the places you’ll go

I.B. Munchkin Widdles has gained more experience points in her 14 months than her momma and I combined at that age. She is an international skier and fine diner, bike rider, swimmer, onion eater, dog trainer, guitar/piano/glockenspiel player, drummer, frisbee … Continue reading

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1 year old baby kicked off Whistler Mountain

Until now, I would have recommended that everyone bring their young family to Whistler / Blackcomb in Canada. That is until they treated my 1 year old daughter like a criminal yesterday. Words cannot describe my disappointment. Whistler has quickly … Continue reading

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The infant / toddler helmet situation

So many things are possible once you have a helmet on your little rascal. Until they are close to a year old, you won’t find helmets that fit (assuming they would even tolerate it on their head). I wasn’t sure … Continue reading

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