No June Cleaver here

Sometimes, you don’t realize just how much you rely on technology these days to survive until something you take for granted leaves you. One day last week, Jessica was attempting to warm up water for a bottle and our 10 year old ever faithful microwave went “bleep, bleep, buzzz…..” and then nothing. After falling to(…)

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Too big for her britches

Too big for her britches

You know when your daughter is not a little girl anymore when: a. She has a baby. b. She gets a tattoo. My mom asked me why I let her get a tattoo and I said that she is an adult now and I can only nudge her into the right direction and hope she(…)

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Who needs the tooth fairy?

Who needs the tooth fairy?

Emily, proudly hugging her coloring book that we got from Toys R Us after her final appointment at the “special” dentist’s office. She made it a point to let them know that she was never going to have to go there again as long as she lived.

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Stripper turned Ballerina

The other day, a friend of mine told us about an inexpensive dance class for little girls that sounded like a neat setup. I’ve been wanting to enroll Emily in dance since she was two, but never actually did anything about it. This program sounded like something I could fit into our schedule, so I(…)

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Sleepless nights

First, I apologize for the lack of posts this week. I’m running on only about 5 hours a night of sleep- yes, this could be sufficient to most people, but not me. I have to have at least 8-9 hours or I’m a zombie. Proof to this fact is when I was told that my(…)

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The days of new motherhood

The days of new motherhood

We survived Jessica’s hospital stay and now she is peacefully at home. Well, other than being wakened up every 3 hours or so. Mr. Dad and I were civil to each other her last night at the hospital but, as I feared, when you give him a little nibble of niceness, he jumps out and(…)

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Zachary Scott Elliott

Zachary Scott Elliott

Dear Zachary Scott, We’ve waited so long for you to join us in this world. You gave your mama many aches and pains with your kicking, stretching and just being a little booger. You cried wolf to us many times with many trips to the hospital. Finally, your brave mama decided to let the doctors(…)

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