Scott Hanselman

Paternity Leave - Week 1

December 08, 2007 Comment on this post [8] Posted in Parenting | T | Z
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Here we are at the end of Week 1 of Paternity Leave. Baby T is doing very well, having already gained a pound and a half. The doctor was shocked, but this boy can eat. He's also very expressive. Z is enjoying his baby brother very much and hasn't shown any jealousy. Yet.

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Z is also enjoying living in a cul de sac so he can ride his tricycle.

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You know you're a huge nerd when you look around your garage for an half-hour for some rope to pull your son around on his bike and eventually give up and just use a Cat5 patch cable. Got plenty of those. Fortunately Z doesn't realize this is a problem yet for our father-son relationship, but he will, somewhere around the time when he learns what "throwing like a girl" means.

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Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. He is a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.

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December 08, 2007 14:28
Picture of T smiling = Truly Priceless.

December 08, 2007 15:50
You have a beautiful family. Thanks for the pictures.
December 08, 2007 16:34
In an ironic twist, Z will probably *not* throw like a girl because he has Mo's genes, too. On the other hand, he just may be so cool that you end up giving him your lunch money, Scott.
December 08, 2007 18:24
Haha, reminds me of the time that I chopped the ends off of a 20ft cat5 cable so I could use it as speaker wire.
December 08, 2007 21:57
Just beautiful pictures Scott! Looking at them in my reader, I saw the first T pic, then when the second one comes up the transition is just priceless! Congrats and enjoy the time!
December 10, 2007 14:33
Dude your son is a spitting image of you.
December 11, 2007 0:01
Congratulations on the new addition, he is adorable! :)
December 11, 2007 20:58
Yeah scott they're both amazing little ones. Congrats!

And think of it this way, at least you had something to pull him with, instead of simply pushing him and hoping for the best. Better hope he doesnt grow up to beat on you!

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