Tag Archives: babies

Your mom may be a midwife if …

This past weekend our little family headed south to visit some friends. Not to Texas mind you, just to South Tulsa. These friends used to be neighbors, but for some inexplicable reason chose to leave this fabulous neighborhood and move … Continue reading

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Give me a “B” …

Today is my little sister’s birthday. I can’t believe she’s already 27. I remember going to see her in the hospital when she was born. Of course, I also remember going to see her in the hospital when she had … Continue reading

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Swim School revisited

As I mentioned in an earlier post, following a not-so-impressive first swim class, I decided to put my son in swim school for the entire fall/ winter session. After his somewhat lukewarm reception to his first swimming class, I thought … Continue reading

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Lately

Lately I haven’t found much time for writing … or reading. Sadly, I have found time for my new addiction to The Next Food Network Star. Lately my baby looks less and less like a baby and more and more … Continue reading

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Why my baby had a mohawk

A couple of weeks ago I gave my baby this haircut … on purpose. In case you were wondering why … It was to go with this haircut. So we could take these family photos. This is the generous young … Continue reading

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Mom

On Mothers’ Day, I wanted to take a moment to thank the most influential person in my life: Mom. For the first half of my childhood, I was raised by a single mom. Not only has this made my mom … Continue reading

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Perspective

I think my son is a genius. I also sometimes think that the reasons I label him a genius are pretty amusing. For example, if you came up to me and said “no food” and fully believed that I should … Continue reading

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My favorite nephew

My favorite nephew turns 5 today. A little bundle of joy and endless energy since birth. I love the kids spirit. He’s funny, adventurous, fearless (almost too fearless), fun to be around and a genius (he’s got good genes). I’ve … Continue reading

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Fick it?

So I made an awesome discovery today. Bob the Builder is available for streaming on Netflix! I’d never actually seen the show before today. I had, however, heard the theme song. And I had read a Bob the Builder book … Continue reading

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The worst day of his life … so far

This is my baby, two years ago today. It was the worst day of his life. He cried like this for at least five hours after he was born. See, still miserable. To contrast, here is me. This was absolutely … Continue reading

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