Archives for January 2005

Daddy & Mommy: Don’t Go!!

So it’s starting to happen. Kayla’s now 17 months and when we started to put our coats on to leave to see Intimate Apparel at Steppenwolf tonight, Kayla started to scream. First she came over to me with both arms held high in the air (that’s Kayla for, “Pick me up right now!”) When I knelt down and gave her a kiss, she turned and dashed 4 feet over to Renee and did the same thing.

I know we’re not terrible parents for going out to the theater without Kayla 5 Wednesday nights a year, but as much as I loved the show, a part of me really wanted to just stay home and make her happy.

First Kiss Goodbye

So today was the day. Kayla has been saying “Bye” when I put my coat on and leave in the morning, but today was the first day that when I said to come and give Daddy a goodbye kiss, she walked right down the hall and planted it on my cheek.

That is what being a dad is all about.