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