Yesterday afternoon, I walked into daycare to pick up Lee & Evie. As I'm signing them out, a teacher tells me that Lee is in the restroom, but she was going to help him gather his things and bring him to the front. I tell her thank you and head to the other end of … Continue reading A Bad Day
Lee has been potty training since this past Saturday. Evie has decided she no longer requires sleep. The crews working on our house are at a stand still due to all of the rain. BUT Lee only had two accidents at school yesterday. AND Evie rolled over for the first time yesterday afternoon. AND the … Continue reading Our life lately
I returned to work this past Monday after a blissful seven week Maternity Leave. The transition has been relatively smooth and our little family is working on getting settled into our new routine. This morning, however, my two babes were working in conjunction to ensure that we would not make it out the front door … Continue reading Is it Friday yet?
She's here! She's here! ...............and she has been here since April 30th. Sorry about the delay, we have been a little busy. Let's rewind to Monday, April 29th at about 2 P.M. It was 38 week check up time! D was getting excited to see Evie on the ultrasound screen, as he always was and … Continue reading A surprise arrival
Well, Evelyn Hopkins Ducote, the time has come. We have hit Month No. 9 of our pregnancy and though I have enjoyed having you close to my heart for the past 36 weeks, I am ready for you to make your grand entrance. Our lovely doctor has checked you thoroughly and has assured your Daddy … Continue reading The final countdown
Today I finally accepted how pregnant I am.. I had to put on four separate shirts before I got to one that covered my belly (and yes, it was a Maternity shirt). I walked into the ladies room at work and caught a glance of myself from the side. Wow. I took a picture to … Continue reading 3rd trimester and a toddler
Ya'll. Ladies. Well, I say ladies, but your husbands are making just as many comments as you all are, so let's stick with what I had originally... Ya'll. Stop "Mom Shaming". Or if your household is anything like mine, where D and I are in agreement with how we are raising our child, "Parent Shaming". … Continue reading Can we stop Mom Shaming?