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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Daddy on Duty

I know it’s a bad picture but look closely at the monitor. This is Jason’s view of Grady while he’s “watching” him. His toes are perfectly fine. All ten of ’em. As for the rest of him, we’re just hoping…

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Looking Good, Mama

A brilliant quote from another mom that I just had to share. “So today I put some make up on and thought, ‘Hey, nice to see you again.’ Then I found some granola in my bra.”

He, She, It, Whatever

A neighbor, Bonnie, has been wanting to watch Grady for a while now. She is the sweetest. One problem. No matter how many times she meets Grady, no matter how many shades of blue I put him in, no matter…

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Special Delivery

We got to the post office early this morning to stand in line for Grady’s passport. A little stressful to have an hour wait with a newborn. Luckily we had a bottle and all the baby fixins’. So we’re on…

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Big Pimpin’

Sometimes when I go to the supermarket, I feel like I should be wearing a big gold chain with a dollar sign on it. I’m cruising around Boulder (the most wholesome town on earth) like a pimp. Why? Because Grady…

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Jealousy

Is it normal to be jealous of a two and a half month old baby? I look at him in the swing and think, “If I could just lose enough weight to fit in that thing, I would have the…

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Talking in Fear

My phone conversations suck. I live in fear. I have to whisper or speak in a monotone voice so not to wake or startle Grady. Because if Grady wakes up, the phone conversation is over. Sometimes I feel like those…

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What’s Wrong with This Picture?

So when Grady was one week old my cousin came from California to help us out. Awesome. I decided to take a nap while Jason (the father of my child) and Ali (an educated college student) watch Grady. Between the…

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Thumb Sucker

Grady is going to have the most incredible thigh muscles. He spends the entire night in his crib rotating his body in circles as he chases his thumb. His head stays put. He just peddles round and round in pursuit…

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