Scene: Walking down the front path at Daycare, towards the parking lot. A middle-aged man is walking towards us, coming from the opposite direction. Lee stops and puts a hand on his hip. Lee: Are you Catherine's dad? Man: Yes, I am. Lee: Hmm. (walks away) Me: That's Lee. Man: Oh, I know who that … Continue reading Talking to a Toddler (Pt. 1)
On a typical weekday, our morning routine is simple and relatively smooth. Lee will wake up between 4:00 and 5:00 A.M. and crawl between D and I. D's alarm will go off at 5:00. He gets up and goes to the bathroom to get ready. I get up, grab Lee a cup of milk from … Continue reading Sweet Morningtime
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?
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
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?
I fully understand and appreciate that most of you come here for Lee stories, so let me start out by saying that Lee had THE BEST Christmas! D and I try so hard to strike a balance between spoiling him with toys we know that he will love and educational toys that we want him … Continue reading 20 week update