Parenting in Abstract: Variables

Having a baby but also not having a baby. That’s what my wife Kerstyn’s pregnancy has been like for me. Schrödinger’s baby. Taking nine months to pack for life’s weirdest vacation. There are endless lists of what you need, don’t need, might need, need to avoid. Every guide for preparation is entirely anecdotal and therefore basically…

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Parenting in Abstract: Naming a Person

I think a lot of people get excited to name babies. Like they do naming a puppy. When it arrives, it’ll be small and (hopefully) cute and as creator of this being, you get naming privileges. Similar to if you had just discovered some new kind of ant. Naming RAD was probably one of the most…

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