Each year the hospital where I work has an Easter egg hunt for the employees' children. Last year was the first year I and my family had attended. It was fun watching Abby look for eggs, but this year will be even better because I know she will really get into it. This year my … Continue reading Preparing for the Easter Egg Hunt
I know every parent thinks their child is exceptional, but my kid just absorbs information like a sponge. She is such a smart little thing. I love seeing her grasp a new concept and excitedly talk about what she learns. My husband and I have been working with Abby to help her learn her numbers … Continue reading Proud Mommy Moment
Abby receives a new book each month from the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program. If a library in your area participates you should check it out, or follow the link below to find more information. It is free to join and your child can receive a new book in the mail each month from birth … Continue reading The Pages of my Childhood
When I first became a mom I thought my daughter Abby was a pretty easy baby to care for. Sure, she didn't sleep all through the night until she was two years old, but she was easy to handle. The first time I took Oscar to visit work my coworker Juana asked me, "Isn't it … Continue reading Boy, Oh Boy
Early this morning I glanced at the clock as I carried my sleeping baby from where I had been nursing him in the living room to the bedroom. Thank goodness it is only 1:30 a.m. and I can sleep for a few more hours. I'm so glad it is the weekend. Maybe the kids will … Continue reading Does It Ever Get Easier?
Yesterday was a tough day. Since it was Saturday the whole family was home together. I had a headache all day. Abby was tired and crabby and did not want to listen at all. I must have been crabby too, because I heard "Mom, you mad with me?" about a million times. The baby wanted … Continue reading A Better Day
Baby Oscar is now six weeks old. I love having him lay all scrunched up in a ball on my chest. His smell and soft fuzzy head is intoxicating. This week he has even given me several early smiles (I swear they weren't gassy ones!) It has been wonderful staying home and snuggling with him … Continue reading Getting Used to Life with a Newborn Again