The Weihnachtsmann is coming to town, did you know that? That’s what my (just turned) 4-year-old told me the other day. Well, sang to me. After I explained to him that Christmas is over and Santa Claus isn’t coming for 11 more months, a thought hit me (while he continued singing Christmas songs anyway). I taught him … More My (un)Scientific Study of a 4-Year-Old’s Denglish
I have a third eye on my forehead. I don’t know where it came from, or when. I haven’t even seen it. But I know it shows up when my family and I go into public. How else do you explain everybody staring at us? It’s not because I’m too sexy for my shirt, this … More I have a third eye on my forehead
Picking a name for a “baby on the way” is a job. A fun job, but a job just the same. You buy books, you make lists, you take suggestions, you make suggestions, you veto suggestions, you pray for hours that you will finally have an epiphany or a name will drop from the heavens! … More Pick a name, any name!
It was about 4 years ago when my wife and I started talking about how we were going to raise our son with both German and English. Deciding the best way to do this was a difficult proposition, especially since we didn’t even know what and how many different ways there are to do such a thing. … More Decisions, Decisions