Category Archives: children

My Youngest Fan

Recently I ran into an old friend of mine, one of the few who received a printed copy of my only fanfiction work, Memoirs of a Sith Lord. He told me that his 5-year-old got hold of it, read it, … Continue reading

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Robot Parents

Those of you who know me, know that I’m a fan of the theory that robots are going to take all the jobs away. One job I never really thought that robots would take would be parenting. The human touch … Continue reading

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The Indians Who Don’t Exist

Recently I was on a campout with the Cub scouts. Many of the boys were worried that there were Indians in the forest. Naturally, like a good parent, I explained that (a) that the camp grounds are owned by the … Continue reading

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Thanks

I have an adopted son who’s 10 years old, and although he gives me many headaches he also gives great joy to my life. To all the mothers out there who’ve given babies up for adoption, thank you. You’ve done … Continue reading

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Soon They Can Steal Our Children And We Won’t Know

When the robot baby is just a wire frame, it’s not so convincing. Once he puts his little sweatshirt on though, he starts to be cute. Except that his face doesn’t move. They fix that in the video below. Robot … Continue reading

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Questions from a 5-Year-Old

I found this partial list of questions my son asked me when he was five. Thought I’d share 🙂 What is a ‘7-day outlook?’ What is a ‘local doppler?’ What does ‘tarnation’ mean? Is it something you say if you … Continue reading

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Life

Over twenty years ago my daughter was born. The pregnancy was very difficult. My wife had to lay on her left side for several weeks prior to delivery (her blood pressure was very high and it was slightly lower when … Continue reading

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