Archive for August, 2015

Did that really happen?

August 27, 2015 0 Comments

“TV News crew involved in shooting.” That headline quickly stopped me from making my daughter’s school lunch. I thought they got caught in a police stand-off with a suspect…or were covering a spike in neighborhood violence and were hit in a drive-by. I figured they were in their live truck at this point and were […]

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She has to eat…NOW.

August 24, 2015 0 Comments
She has to eat…NOW.

Timing. When you are nursing a baby, timing is everything. My entire day is planned around Luciana’s feeding schedule. My thought process is this: “Ok, if I have to be there at 11…I need to start feeding her around 10:15…that way I can be at the appointment until noon and then get home in time […]

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CEO of Chaos

August 19, 2015 1 Comment

CEO of Chaos. It’s my new title. I gave it to myself. When my daughter was born, I slept when she napped…so I always felt “rested.” When my son came along, I was able to sleep when he napped.  Our daughter was in daycare, because we wanted her to be with friends doing art projects, […]

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Tug-of war anyone??

August 11, 2015 1 Comment

Before I start, let me say…everything ended with the most amazing blessing…an absolute miracle…a gift from God. Ok – this labor was the worst physical experience…ever. I went into the hospital at 11am on Thursday…and honestly, I thought I would be holding my new daughter by 5 that afternoon. After all, I was in labor […]

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A letter to my first….

August 3, 2015 2 Comments

Dear Giana, I know you are worried that I will no longer say that “you are my most favorite girl in the whole-wide world.” I do have to admit, you are going to have to share that title with your baby sister.  But there is something that you are — that your little brother and […]

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