Sleep

One of the things that I have noticed during this pregnancy is that I am much more relaxed this time around.  When I was pregnant with Charlotte, I was wound tighter than a spring.  Worry was my middle name. This time, →MORE...

Jun 06, 2012
Donald and I share an e-mail address which has, of late, been aflurry with activity as several individuals from our adoption agency have been working to update our profiles and organize our paperwork and clarify this, that, or the other thing.  →MORE...

May 22, 2012
Over the past two or three months, Charlotte has “outgrown” her nap.  And by “outgrown,“ what I mean is that she no longer naps with any sort of consistency at a reasonable hour…but she is still physically incapable of making it →MORE...

Dear Charlotte, You are two and a half years old now and as testament to the whirlwind life has become with a two and a half year old child in the house, I didn’t even notice you’d hit the big milestone →MORE...

Jan 16, 2012
I have finally found a surefire way to get a nap longer than forty minutes out of Charlotte.  As soon as she starts acting a little tired, I put something on the floor (in this picture it’s a bobby pin) and →MORE...