Our Kids Archive

  • <p>Yesterday afternoon, Charlotte took a turn for the worse. She developed the same illness that has afflicted Marianne for the last five days. Unlike Marianne, who is slowly but surely fighting her way back to health, Charlotte died at 12:40 AEST today. The onset of the illness was as sudden as it was dramatic. There was nothing that could have been done for her.</p>
<p>The worst thing about the illness both girls have/had – if anything can be worse than a parent burying a child – is that the particular bacteria involved is one we all carry around with us  […]</p>

    More Bad News

    Yesterday afternoon, Charlotte took a turn for the worse. She developed the same illness that has afflicted Marianne for the last five days. Unlike Marianne, who is slowly but surely fighting her way back to health, Charlotte died at 12:40 AEST today. The onset of the illness was as sudden as it was dramatic. There was nothing that could have been done for her.

    The worst thing about the illness both girls have/had – if anything can be worse than a parent burying a child – is that the particular bacteria involved is one we all carry around with us […]

  • <p>I can’t help myself. I’ve been snapping pics of my little girls like crazy. I want to ensure I can remember them as they are now and remember this time regardless of how it all turns out. </p>
<p>Here’s the first installment: Charlotte and Marianne Slee – Their First Days</p>
<p>(The photos also give you a good idea of how tiny they are and how precarious their existance is.) […]</p>

    Warning: Here Be Baby Photos

    I can’t help myself. I’ve been snapping pics of my little girls like crazy. I want to ensure I can remember them as they are now and remember this time regardless of how it all turns out.

    Here’s the first installment: Charlotte and Marianne Slee – Their First Days

    (The photos also give you a good idea of how tiny they are and how precarious their existance is.) […]

  • <p>The last week has been both the most miraculously wonderful and terrifyingly awful of my life. I hope that it’s never repeated and yet, at the same time, it marks the start of a completely new life for Kathi and I.</p>
<p>Here’s the deal.</p>
<p>As you may be aware, since early June Kathi and I have been expecting twins to be born in mid-February. On Sunday 2 November, circumstances required that she be hospitalised. We were told that the babies were likely to be born that night. Because of their age at that time (23 weeks 2 days) we were  […]</p>

    One Hell of a Week

    The last week has been both the most miraculously wonderful and terrifyingly awful of my life. I hope that it’s never repeated and yet, at the same time, it marks the start of a completely new life for Kathi and I.

    Here’s the deal.

    As you may be aware, since early June Kathi and I have been expecting twins to be born in mid-February. On Sunday 2 November, circumstances required that she be hospitalised. We were told that the babies were likely to be born that night. Because of their age at that time (23 weeks 2 days) we were […]

  • <p>I’m waiting for the phonecalls to book me for The Man Show. I’m sure that women are preparing to hunt me down in revenge. What’s all the fuss about? Check out this photo of  Kathi.</p>
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    Finally, I win!

    I’m waiting for the phonecalls to book me for The Man Show. I’m sure that women are preparing to hunt me down in revenge. What’s all the fuss about? Check out this photo of Kathi.

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