1 week old: What is that blurry thing?
1 month old: There's that face again!
3 months old: It's that guy! I love that guy!
1 year old: "Dada"
2 years old: "Daddy"
3 years old: "Look at me, Daddy!"
6 years old: "Dad"
9 years old: "Dad, can I have some money?"
12 years old: "Daaaaaad! Don't embarrass me!
14 years old: "Dad, could you be any less cool?"
16 years old: "Daddy, can I have a car?"
18 years old: "Don't cry, Dad. I'll be home for Christmas break. And can I have some money?"
Wednesday, December 03, 2008
With each new child
Everyday tasks are tougher
Quiet moments are rarer
Fuses are shorter
And the responsibilities weigh heavier
But the resolve is greater
Because their little faces couldn't be brighter
Nor their trust purer
So our task is clearer
And in this way a bit easier
Because the stakes couldn't be higher