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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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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Vacation

Grady’s first road trip was a success. We had so much fun with him in Colorado Springs. He slept great in the hotel and loved all of the little adventures we took him on. However, fun isn’t what it used…

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