Fathering in the Now

Musings on parenting and presence

Month: February, 2012

Learning all the time, part 2 (glitter math edition)

Lilyana got a bunch of glitter tubes yesterday. We drilled holes in a board so the tubes wouldn’t fall over, and on her own Lil started doing math problems.

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Memory in the body

Took my blood pressure twice the other day: First time was a little high, before the second I brought the felt sense of my sleeping daughter to mind and my BP dropped 20 points.

Learning all the time

From the little-brains-are-knowledge-sponges-department:

Lilyana (age 4): Daddy, when does Halley’s Comet come back?
Me: 2061.
Lilyana: That’s a short period comet, it doesn’t come from the Oort Cloud!