Snakes and Waterfalls

Annie doesn’t just poop and call it a day. Pooping is more of a process. She does it in segments. So once it starts I just let her lay down on a mat naked and wait for her to get…

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Fo Da Toots

I bought a teething ring for Annie at Target. While checking out, the cashier (a 60-something woman with a thick foreign accent) comments on my purchase. Cashier: Oh wow! Fo da toots? Me: Huh? Cashier: Da toots. Dis es fo…

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Big Bro

As far as big brothers go, Grady is the best. He is so sweet and loving with Annie Bea. He kisses her, rocks her, retrieves her pacifiers and notifies me of her status constantly. Grady: Mommy, baby Annie needs a…

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Sleep

Yesterday I called the doctor because Annie was sleeping too much. I think she overheard my conversation because last night she switched gears and woke up every 2.5 hours like a newborn should. This morning I looked at the clock…

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A Gold Star

Ok. I’m back. For the moment. So our little girl arrived on Monday, June 10th 2013 at 12:38 PM weighing 6 pounds and 14 ounces. Annie Bea Levine is an angel. She is an excellent sleeper. A super pooper. And…

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Heartburn

They say that if a pregnant woman has a lot of heartburn then her baby-to-be will be born with a lot of hair. If that’s the case, I’m expecting something along these lines.

I’m Sorry

I think maybe I need to apologize to my unborn little girl. I’ve been complaining soooo much about this pregnancy and now I think maybe she’s scared of me and refusing to come out because she thinks I’m some grumpy…

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False Alarm

Last night I had a false alarm. I woke Jason up and said “It’s go time!” Then the contractions stopped. For ten minutes I thought I was on my way but then it all fell through my fingers. So close.…

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Compliments

I’m at a beastly stage in my pregnancy. This girl is really not cutting me any slack. I’m beyond bloated. My face is expanding at a rapid pace. I’m spontaneously throwing up as if I’m back in the first trimester.…

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Best Gift Ever

Just got a very special delivery. My sister sent me 4 pints of strawberry  cheesecake ice cream with rainbow sprinkles mixed in. She “designed” the ice cream herself to meet my high standards. The baby girl in my belly is…

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