The Captain and I don’t do much in the way of material things for holidays (including birthdays)…we stopped doing cards and flowers and trinkets before the kids were even born. What we do like to do is do “birthday weekends” or Mother’s and Father’s Day weekends. The entire weekend belongs to the person of honor.… Read More Mother’s Day Saturday
The Captain is out for gaming on Thursday nights, and I’m with the girls throughout dinner, bathtime, and bedtime (someday I’ll write a post about how much I admire single parents who do this routine alone every single night.) A few weeks ago on my solo Thursday night, Peanut fell asleep in her bed by… Read More Tonight, this happened.
I am SHOCKED!!! The Captain’s status update on Facebook was too good not to share: The predictions came in around 80% girl – 20% boy, but I believe that Not-stradamus herself cinched the deal when she declared with authority that we’re having a girl. In case I haven’t made it obvious enough, we found out… Read More And the baby is…
Happy New Year…from the FIVE of us!
I’m going to be real with you guys. Having given birth is one of the most incredible, transformative things that will ever happen to me in my life. But it also means that approximately 33.33% of the time when I sneeze or cough, I’m going to fart, and there is literally nothing I can do… Read More Not cool, Mother Nature.
On this day last year, I started contractions around noon while out to brunch with my mama and Pumpkin, and went about my day mostly as usual. Captain and I went to dinner at a fancy restaurant and I had my phone out using a contraction timer app the entire time. Around ten o’clock that… Read More A year ago today.
“All great changes are preceded by chaos.” -Deepak Chopra
A year ago today, I took a pregnancy test and found out that Peanut was with us. She is more special than I could have imagined.
I am not, in fact, posting today from a maternity suite at Carolinas Medical Center. The youngest mademoiselle is still snug as a bug…I think she caught word of the recent earthquake and impending hurricane shenanigans and has decided to stay where it is safest – wombside.