The Best Laid Birthday Plans Go Awry. #birthdayFAIL

#birthdayFAIL at a music festival

This post is sponsored by Hallmark but, as always, the stories, thoughts and opinions are all mine. 2012 will forever be known in our household as the Year of the Preemie.  There was bed rest.  There was a 29-weeker.  There was the NICU.  There was an apnea monitor and a feeding tube taped to his […]

8 Ways to Entertain Yourself At The Doctor’s Office.


Disclaimer:  This is a JOKE.  Of course, I respect all medical personnel and would never put my saliva all over their tongue depressors or intentionally set off alarms on a blood pressure machine.  Ask anyone. My family had it a little rough in the medical arena in recent years.  If you’re new here, you might want […]

Talking to Strangers


Talking to strangers is, well, let’s be honest…not something I’m into. I’m not that big of a talker period. I don’t enjoy talking on the phone.  I don’t even enjoy talking in person much of the time. Every now and then, I’ll end up in an actual interesting conversation with someone and then I’ll think — […]

I'm Alive. Sorta.

I sincerely hope you can be pacified by some photos. I have never had so little time in my life. I want to write. I swear. But dear Lord. I had kinda forgotten how hard this baby stuff is. Plus last time I did it, I didn’t have a crazy 4-year-old to deal with too. […]

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