Sleep

Dear Evie, Three weeks ago, you joined our family in a whirlwind.  One minute your sister and I were napping together on the couch and the next minute (or four hours later, whatever) I was squeezing Grandma’s hand pushing you into →MORE...

Me:  Okay, sweetheart, it’s time for some quiet rest time in the bedroom. Charlotte:  But I don’t want quiet time! Me:  I know, darling, but getting enough rest is really important if we’re going to shake that stomach bug you have. →MORE...

Donald took the last week off work to help prepare our home, yard, and freezer for the baby’s arrival.  It was indescribably nice having him home for such a long period of time.  We took one day as a family to →MORE...

Sep 14, 2012
It’s just the two of us, cuddled together in bed.  The way we have snuggled from the very beginning. Her legs are longer now and her hair has more tangles.  She smells more of paint and dirt and sweat and peaches →MORE...

Jun 18, 2012
On Saturday night, Charlotte fell asleep in Donald’s arms.  A few hours later, in the dead of the night, she released what can only be described as a rather piercing scream.  It woke my husband and me up in a flash.  →MORE...