Getting Shot

Grady got shot today. Three times. Vaccines are rough. But I am so proud of him. He cried for a few seconds (yes, seconds) and then I started singing the ABCs to him. Instant laughter and smiles. The ABCs… gets…

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Pickle Pickle Pickle

So recently we discovered that Grady is ticklish. Awesome. He laughs hysterically. There’s nothing in the world that can top a toothless, gummy mouth… laughing with reckless abandonment. But, he doesn’t laugh when you tickle him and say “Tickle, tickle,…

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Whisper Fights

So Jason and I have never bickered so much in our lives. Having your first baby and such little time to laugh and relax and act all “willy nilly” will do that to a couple. And to top it off,…

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Grady, Look at Me.

So I went to Target today (like I do almost everyday) and I put Grady’s car seat in the shopping cart. I’m finally getting his room decorated because we are no longer moving. So excited to make it look like…

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UPS Man

This is the costume we wanted so desperately to get for Grady. It only came in children’s sizes though. Guess there’s not really a high demand for infant UPS costumes. But kids 4 – 5 years old? Forget Superman and…

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How Do We Do It?

Moms are sort of superheroes. Today I bought a Pack-n-Play to ship to St. Maarten so that when we get there next month Grady will have a place to sleep. Doesn’t sound impressive? Picture this. I pull up to the…

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Percentiles

Grady had his 4 month check up today. 30th percentile for height. Amazing since Jason and I are probably in the 5th percentile. But only the 2nd percentile for weight. Once again, I am jealous of my baby. I’d kill…

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Leaving Grady

Just got back from Syracuse. 10 years since we graduated. It was really hard to leave Grady but I did it and I’m glad I did. Had so much fun. My father and stepmother flew out to help Jason while…

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Tick Tock

Some friends pointed out a real truth last night. Us moms simply cannot wait for days when we get a sitter for a few hours. Time to ourselves. Time to pamper, relax or just get a few things done. But…

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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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