28 Months

Usually, when it’s time to check in with a milestone post, Mommy and I look back at the month and wonder where it went so fast – notsomuch this December. We are SO ready to be done with 2011; Mommy doesn’t feel well and isn’t playing with me so much. … Continue reading

A Look Back at 2011

January 2011 Pretty much? We will be ready to say good riddance to this year and all set for a better 2012. This fall, especially, has been a challenge for our family and we are all looking forward to a fresh start. But, in the tradition of bloggers all over … Continue reading


Mommy woke up this morning to this article on her iPad news page. She read the headline and cringed… and then read the story and became more and more angry. THEN the tweets started flying through my feed, and she just got annoyed. Critical thinking skills, people. High school science: … Continue reading

Easiest Holiday Snack EVER

Mommy? is allergic to cooking. Also? She’s still supposed to be on bed rest, so you KNOW this is super easy. For the past few years, we have made simple chocolate peppermint bark to give to friends and party hostesses and my teachers like Luke and the storytime librarian (she … Continue reading

Out & About

Mommy is still on bed rest; Squishy is still an inside baby – nothing new to report there. In fact, Squishy got a perfect score on her first test – 8/8 on some biophysical profile or something. {So she’ll obviously be following me off to Harvard.} But just because Mommy … Continue reading

Just Keep Swimming

So, yesterday’s “woe is me” post? We’re regaining our footing (not literally, because Mommy is still on bed rest, but we’re feeling much better about it). One of the stipulations for Mommy’s continued outpatient status was that she purchase a blood pressure cuff and monitor herself a few times a … Continue reading


My family is lucky in SO many ways. We have a place to live and food to eat, and enough money left over for a few luxuries and to give to people who are less fortunate. We are happy, and mostly healthy, and have loads of friends and family nearby. … Continue reading


I *would* say that maybe you’d noticed a blog silence over the last few days, but I’ve been such a terrible baby blogger the last few months, that my sad ONE post last week has gotten to be par for the course around here. At any rate, at least this … Continue reading