Since Callum was about 7 or 8 months old, we’ve been showing him this baby sign language DVD, which he really loves. The idea is that babies are physically able to make signs with their hands much earlier than they’re able to say words with their mouths. But we haven’t been pushing it. We aren’t […]
A recent update about Tai Shan (who shares a birthday with Callum) says: Among the panda staff, Tai has a new set of nicknames and descriptions, like “little toad,” “little monster,” “wild man,” and “rotten child,” just to name a few. When he is awake, if he is not chewing or climbing on Mei to […]
I was telling Michael last night that one of the things that’s surprised me about parenthood — though I guess I should have expected it — is how protective and loving I feel towards Callum. For no logical reason in particular, I am completely devoted to his happiness and when he cries… I jump. It’s […]
While Michael is off on his business trip to Japan, my Aunt Mary has come to help out with Callum. She’s discovered he’s quite a handful — and also a sweet beautiful boy (if I say so myself…). Anyway, here’s a pic of Aunt Mary with the little one. Oh, one quick update on Callum. […]
Callum Parker Caird was born July 9 2005 at 1:33 pm. He was 6 pounds 15 oz, and was 20 inches long. We are all healthy and very very happy.