Last year, I was excitedly and a bit nervously helping to put together a Neverland-themed baby shower for sister-in-law, Jenn. If I only knew what was to follow in the hours, days, months ahead. But perhaps it’s better to be blind-sided rather than worry about what’s to come. In hindsight, I wonder if the horrible… Continue reading One Year Ago
My sister-in-law just gave birth to her seventh son and she pretty much has everything she needs, but I still wanted to give her something special. I asked her what she wanted and apparently she gave away her nursing cover (maybe she thought she was done having kids??), so that was her request. Her last cover… Continue reading Handmade Gifts for a New Mama
People are always asking me of Adeline, “Is she always this easy-going?” And the truth is, yes – she’s a very easy-going, smiley baby. I do give them the fine print that, being a baby, she is known to cry on occasion; don’t want them to be surprised that she’s not a perfect angel like my other… Continue reading Outnumbered
Dude, I feel like only yesterday I finally gave birth after being pregnant for an eternity. It’s amazing, this relativity thing. Adeline has been growing by leaps and bounds, upping her nightly feedings to prove it. *sigh* It’s so much fun to watch her personality develop, to see how fascinated she is with the world… Continue reading Adeline Is Three Months or Where Has The Time Gone?
My mother-in-law was all excited that there was a song with our baby girl’s name in it, “Sweet Adeline.” Phil and I insisted that she must be mistaken – It’s Sweet Caroline, we told her. And I do find myself singing that song to her every now and then! A bit of googling, however, uncovered… Continue reading Sweet Adeline