Category: Parenting

Finding Out About Baby #2

For anyone who’s followed my blog for the past year and a half and for anyone who’s known me personally for any time in the past 27 years, you’re probably aware that our announcement of baby #2 couldn’t be any more thrilling for us.  From...

And then she fell out of her crib.

There are certain moments in parenthood when the world simply stops. Our first experience occurred during labor when we dealt with some complications that we were not expecting at all.   Luckily, everything turned out fine.  Well, better than fine…Abby joined the world and was...

It Takes a Village

I firmly believe it takes a village to raise children. That’s why I’m sad to say our village’s population just decreased dramatically. It’s hard for me to write this post without getting emotional. It’s hard for me to write it without feeling like I’m going...

(UPDATE) a Child Size Rocking Chair

A week or so ago, I wrote about Abigail’s new rocking chair (and included this awesome 1980’s photo of me and my bro playing chess in our rocking chairs). One of my wonderful readers contacted me asking if I had any additional information on the...

a Child Size Rocking Chair

A long, long, long time ago (back when I turned 1), my grandma (Gram) gave me a rocking chair.  As a matter of fact, each one of my cousins got a rocking chair when they turned 1…it was the tradition. The rocking chair was the...

3.27.12 :: Happy Anniversary, Babe!

4 years ago today I went on my last first date which included a dive bar, NCAA Basketball, a shared quesadilla, a couple beers, and the realization that I might have found “the one.” 3 years ago today we celebrated our one year anniversary with...