Today I was talking to a friend about what a saving grace our nannies/babysitters have been for us as moms of a (semi)-new baby and a couple older kiddos. I often think it’s silly that I pay (a very special) someone to watch my kids a few hours a week when I could, technically, do […]
Taking a baby anywhere can be a challenge. There’s all the gear, the carrying, the not napping, the feeding, the planning. It’s so easy to say, “Oh, we’ll just do this or that later…when the baby is a bit bigger.” Goodness knows I’ve used that excuse for more outings than I can count.
Last Monday, our first official day of summer vacation, Big wasn’t feeling well—not to mention it was raining—so we were stuck at home. Come Pink’s nap time, I was trying to figure out how to entertain the boys quietly (without turning on the TV). My laptop was open (surprise, surprise) to iPhoto, so I asked […]
Yesterday the kids and I pulled into our front yard after being away for less than 48 hours and they all started wiggling and squealing with excitement. Someone special was on the other side of our front door and they couldn’t wait to see him. Daddy! When I married Lenny nine years ago, I imagined […]
A little over nine years ago, at my first wedding shower, I remember thinking I was so clever. We were playing that game where the host asks the groom questions ahead of time and I have to give my answer to the same question. There was the inevitable, “How many kids do you want?” I […]