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Happy birthday, Rex

  I always think a baby's first birthday should be about the mother. Yeah, I said it. To [...]


The gods must be angry — or not

"Do you think Rex is extra... strong? Or extra... smart? Or something?" I tentatively asked my husband a [...]

Babies trials

It’s somebody’s fault

Two nights ago, I dreamed I was looking at the pile of unmatched socks I keep on my [...]

Baby Rex’s birth story: Part 1

This is a long birth story. I thought about cutting out major parts (and believe it or not, [...]

Baby Rex’s birth story: Part 2

Part 1 here I paced the delivery room. Each time I had a contraction, I signaled to my [...]

Babies Birth story

Baby Rex’s birth story: Part 3

Part 1 here Part 2 here The doctor, who finally came in, tried to get me to relax, [...]

Babies motherhood

Nighttime is a gift for mothers to start fresh

 I love my children during the day, but the day is so full of... day stuff that I [...]

Babies Family Preschoolers

Shae Shae and Pokie

My sister in law just posted this picture on her blog. I love it so much. It's my [...]

A little of him, a little of me

On a car ride home, my husband and I were discussing a skill our almost-2-year-old possesses that we [...]


Her first and best love

      This is Dino. He's the love of her young life. When we are out and [...]