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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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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