If you open Big’s bedroom cabinet, you’ll find a pile of teeth. Six, to be exact. The collection started months ago, without warning. A silent strike of independence, I guess. His rebellion stands in stark contrast to Pink’s first squeals of post-tooth-fairy-visit delight — just down the hall. When he smiles, you can see where […]
As a kid, I didn’t give much thought to getting old. Older, yes. I mean you had to reach a certain age to be in the Olympics and go to the Air Force Academy. (Yes, I really wanted to do both of those things at one point in my life, which, if you know me, […]
This past week marked the beginning of Little’s summer vacation, the official end of Big’s exciting baseball season, and the 10-year anniversary of Lenny and I being husband and wife. Pink’s big milestone? She learned all the lyrics to Scream and Shout just in time for mass this morning. Lesson #1: Having a two-year old […]
For months and months (and months and months), we talk to our itty bitty babies in anticipation of the big day. The moment they say their first word. Sure, there are the babbles that you’re sure mean mama, dada, and in Pink’s case “all done” (you know, third kid and all, always being forgotten somewhere). […]
On Saturday morning at 8:30am, I found myself all teary-eyed. Everywhere I looked were boys—and even a few girls—in uniform. Some were perfectly tucked, belted and buttoned. Others were over-sized, crooked and mis-matched. But every single one of those kids had a look of pride and excitement—yes, today was Little League Opening Day.