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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That Will Never Be Me

I have nothing in common with this woman. Except that I stay at home, cook, do laundry, clean, make bottles and burp a baby. Other than that… we are like oil and water. I’ll bet you a million dollars she…

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Everyone Go To Sleep

Sometimes I am so tired that I look around at people and wonder, why aren’t you all at home sleeping in your warm, comfy beds? Like the old lady out for an afternoon stroll. I think to myself, “What’s your…

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Advice

My advice to all moms is to not listen to everyone’s advice. While I know people mean well and they’re all just trying to help, I have to say… I truly believe that a mother just knows what her baby…

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Longest Show on Earth

When you have a baby a 60 minute show can last anywhere from 60 minutes (you should be so lucky) to two days. I turned on an episode of Boardwalk Empire this morning at 8 am. It’s been 8 hours…

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Judas

Grady has become fascinated by his hands. He looks at his fingers with love and adoration. He plays with them, talks to them and sucks on them. Those ten fingers are his ten nearest and dearest friends. But when the…

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Up in the Air with a Baby

Jason and I could have easily filed for divorce at the security line in the airport. Talk about stress. We’ve got a stroller, a car seat, a bjorn, a diaper bag, a formula bag, a computer, a purse and… a…

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Cookin’ and Dancin’

Grady likes to watch me cook and dance at the same time. Don’t ask me how I figured that out. Trial and error. Singing and vacuuming didn’t work. Walking and talking… lame. And he found reading and rocking to be…

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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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