Hey Friends…Ellie’s nanny very generously shared what runs through head as the (gulp) person that spends the most time with my child. So if you ever wondered what the nanny was thinking…here is a clue: When people ask me, “How are you a nanny?” this usually translates to, “I couldn’t do it”, or “It seems […]Read More ›
That’s it. The time has come and there is finally a date on the calendar… On Thursday morning, at 7:30am, the rocking chair moves on to its next home. Yes, I will enjoy the extra space, but more than anything – I will miss that rocking chair holding me while I held Ellie. That piece […]Read More ›
So I came across this article today on Huffington Post Parents,”Vive Le Differencé?”, by Debra Ollivier, and I can’t stop thinking about it. In the article, Ollivier discusses the book Bringing Up Bebe, One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting and enlightens the reader on the differences between the way the French well, […]Read More ›
If feel that this statement is a metaphor for many things in life. Number one being that if you don’t want your child to poop all over your rug, after you spent a weekend vomiting from a stomach bug – make sure you diaper them immediately after getting out of the tub. Don’t wait ten […]Read More ›
And others are the best. Today I got an email from a close friend that I have known for almost a decade (friend, can you believe we are that old?)… SUBJECT: PRINT THIS And in the body it read… And prior to this I received an excellent card from another amazing friend. The front read: […]Read More ›
THIS. RIGHT HERE.. Yes friends, that would be Toys R Us, in Times Square, five days before Christmas. I had to do it. I couldn’t help myself. I wanted to get Ellie a toy to unwrap and play with on Christmas morning. You all remember that feeling, right? You couldn’t wait to get the batteries […]Read More ›
YOU are taking your morning nap right now in our shared bedroom.
I am sitting naked on the couch in the living room, very excited that I had a chance to separate the 36 pounds of accumulated dirty laundry AND straighten my hair.
I’m naked because I just got out of the shower, and I’m no fool – I know that the moment I creep into our room to get some clean clothes, your big eyes will open and naptime will be over.
HELLO EVERYONE! Here we are in month two. Before I begin to enlighten you about the things no one told me about motherhood, I should update you on Anabelle’s growth. My sister Adriane sings a song to Ellie that goes something like this… Hello, my name is Ellie, I’m 8 weeks old… I look like […]Read More ›
Hey Everyone! So…I think you probably have heard by now that I had a healthy baby girl by c-section. She joined us weighing in at 9 pounds, 6 ounces. The birth went something like this… I came down with a bad cold on Thursday and was even less excited about the whole c-section thing given […]Read More ›
Well guys…here we are…the last post before I cross over to the other side…motherhood that is…not the afterlife. On this Baby Eve, I’ve been reflecting on one great cosmic joke that has struck me over the past couple months. And it has to do with SLEEP. In the past month or so, I have not […]Read More ›