It hit me

I woke up Monday morning after only a few hours of sleep strung together between feedings, rocking, crying and more feedings, when it hit me. It could be years before I go back to getting regular nights of uninterrupted sleep. It hit me. I have only left the house...

Getting movies

It’s time for Part 2 of my highly-anticipated three-part series on Christmas Gifts I Love. Gift #2 is something I purchased for my husband. But it has turned out to be a great gift for me, as well, after I caused myself some post-surgery damage using Gift #1 and...

Getting Active

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! Now I know that Christmas is NOT all about the gifts. But I’m such a kid inside that I still love the thrill of unwrapping the packages under the tree. I received (and gave) a few gifts that I love so much I just have to...

A tale of two babies

It was a calm Christmas morning. Our five-year-old daughter received two babies for Christmas. First, she got a baby sister. And today, she received Kit, the American Girl doll. She thinks Kit’s name should be “Lilly”. Baby #1: Wow, Lilly. You look...

Brighter days ahead

I have been so busy taking naps, eating the wonderful desserts that friends have been bringing us and trying to protect the baby from six little hands that constantly want to touch her nose and ears that I almost forgot to recognize that this is one of my favorite...