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the rest of the week

the rest of the week

Have you ever had one of those weeks (after one of those days) where presents arrive on your door that you’d been thinking you needed but never were able to get to the store, and your husband comes home daily despite sometimes having to deal with Zombie Wife, and you realize you have money left […]

Monday morning

Have you ever had one of those days that start, after an insane lack of sleep due to your second born child and the cat, when your first born child wakes you up by screaming in your face and so you flip out on said child, flip out on your spouse (sorry) and flip out […]

the latest

the latest

Graham’s Numbers: age — 9.5 weeks weight — 11 pounds 14 oz, 50th percentile length — 22.5 inches, 40th percentile spit-ups — less than ten boogers/snot — more than ten pounds smiles — near constant hours sleeping at night — not enough (okay… 4-5 hour stretches) thoughts on the universe — still contemplating times his […]

My life is flashing before my eyes...

My life is flashing before my eyes…

…in our dining room. Recently Rob imported our old digital camera photos into the slide show screen saver we constantly have running. This made me surprisingly happy. Before this, the slide show was mainly of Violet, the most well documented child on the planet. But our old camera came with us during our travels in […]

Big Girl Bed Saga

Big Girl Bed Saga

I decided that giving her a choice was freaking her out. I understand; we all love her sleeping cage. So Saturday Rob dismantled the crib and set up the bed, including frame and box spring. She seemed to like it: But the nap that day was a scream-fest. That night Rob stayed with her until […]

not the mailman's

not the mailman’s

Okay, so some think it’s a bit suspect that we have a blonde little girl living in our house. But the boy… well, just look:

Experiment in Brevity

Experiment in Brevity

It’s 10:45. Both kids are asleep. There is a mountain of laundry I could tackle, but… yuk. How about this instead: What Graham is doing: He smiles and gurgles. He’s still very laid back but is getting more insistent on being held at all times. Last night he slept for five and a half hours! […]