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
My husband was up and out of the house before the crack of dawn this morning to go duck hunting with his buddies. It was like 28 degrees outside. They're insane. About 15 minutes after D snuck out the back door, I heard Lee's little feet running through the living room. He rounded the corner … Continue reading “Mommy..no, no, no..”
Yesterday, around 11:30 A.M., I was standing at the kitchen sink washing the dishes left over from breakfast when I was surprised by a loud "thud". I turned the water off and leaned back so that I could see through the kitchen doorway. Suddenly, Lee's bedroom door swung open and he came running out crying and screaming, … Continue reading A Sunday Adventure
When Lee first started walking, and I mean REALLY walking, I bought him a pair of grey and navy New Balance tennis shoes (aka hims tennies). They were too big, but he loved them, so we decided to make them work. Yesterday, 6 months in, after countless wash cycles, the time had come... for new shoes. (Moment … Continue reading Farewell old friends
When I walked into Lee's bedroom this morning, he was standing up, leaning against the side of the crib. When he saw me, he threw his arms into the air and yelled, "Mommmmmmaaaaa!". So, naturally, I leapt across the room in a single bound, lifted him out, and squeezed him hard against my bosom. I had my … Continue reading Morning Troubles
Last night, while having dinner with my second set of parents (my in-laws), my MIL asked a question that hit my heart. She asked, "Oh Lee, what did we do before you?" What did we do before Lee? We would sit around making conversation about the goings on of everyone's lives. We would talk about … Continue reading What did we do?
Our life, lately, has been.....interesting. ABC Song Recently, I have started singing Lee the ABC song. It's funny, actually, because he absolutely hates when I rinse the soap out of his hair in the bathtub. D discovered last week that he will usually stay somewhat calm as long as you do not get his ears … Continue reading A week in the life