10 Years Later

10 years since I graduated from Syracuse University and I am going back for an “old school weekend!” I’m super excited but nervous. How can I leave Grady already? I don’t want to miss the reunion with my friends but…

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Tinkerbell

Ok, I understand how people can confuse baby boys for girls and vice versa. However, today I encountered a very mind boggling situation at the Disney Store in the mall. Me: Do you have any Halloween costumes for infants? Lady:…

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I Was Wrong

I thought I could never be more tired than I was when Grady was first born. Turns out I was dead wrong. Jason has a bone infection which required surgery over the weekend. He is ok but needs 6 weeks…

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Don’t Be Sad

I am spending too much time talking to a baby. Yesterday I was trying to figure out how to use an Ergo. It’s so complicated. I was getting frustrated when I hear myself say (to myself), “It’s ok. Don’t be…

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The Mall

10:30 AM on a weekday at the mall. Who’s there? Moms and babies. It’s like a giant daycare center. Everyone’s screaming and waiting for the “family restroom.” We’re all settling in for lunch at the food court… at 11:30 AM.…

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Drunk Swing

The batteries in Grady’s swing are dying. They are dying a slow and painful death. It sounds like the swing is wasted. Like it just got home from a pub crawl.But I will milk those batteries till the last second.…

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I Miss Yesterday

Yesterday Grady couldn’t roll from his back to his stomach. Today he can. And he can’t stop! So now playmat time must be constantly monitored. I used to be able to go to the bathroom, get a glass of water,…

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Livin’ on the Edge

We like to live on the edge. This morning we woke up and had one diaper. That’s one, uno, singular, after you use it you have nada. ONE! Have you ever asked a baby to “Hold it?” It doesn’t work.…

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