i have been trying to figure out what to pack in the carry-on/diaper bag for the past week but i can't find any definite info on what is and isn't allowed. i called the airline and the woman i spoke…Continue
Dear Parents, NEED YOUR ADVICE about pacifiers!! Hannah needs a pacifier to calm herself down or to fall asleep. However, she keeps popping it out and we have to pop it back in every 5-10 min! We…Continue
tommy is 20 months old now and his foreskin is very much there. no matter what i do it seems like i can't keep it clean enough. i'm not supposed to pull the skin back to clean it but there always…Continue
if i had a chance to do it all over again, i would just drive to texas.
all in all, im glad we went. my great-aunt was very happy to see tommy and the pictures i took the last few days made the trip worth it.
however, i will never fly with a toddler over 2 and under 44 lbs EVER AGAIN. by myself, anyway!
even though i took the two days prior to the trip off of work just getting out of the door was an epic feat. i was so exhausted that i fell asleep and forgot to put the…Continue
took tommy to walmart earlier to do last minute shopping for our flight to texas tomorrow. and he had a colossal blow out. because... his diaper bag was at home in the middle of being packed for the flight!!!!!!!!!!!!aaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!! it's always that one time. le sigh.
i am attempting to bring every single thing that tommy consents to eat in hopes that i can use it to calm him, keep popping ears at bay and also to feed him as we will be flying at lunch…Continue
this year is the 30th anniversary of the pregnancy clinic i went when i found out i was pregnant with tommy. and by went to, i mean went to seeking an abortion. they are now expanding and will be incorporating sonograms as a service they offer (for free). they asked me to give a short speech at their banquet to reaffirm what they do and why. i agreed to do it- why not? a week later i got the invite- and the skinny. i was actually being asked to speak in front of 150 people. and the…Continue
at tommy's 2 year check up, he weighed 29 lbs (60th percentile) and is 36" (90th percentile). The np asked how many words he says and since i wasn't prepared for that question i took a stab and said fifty. she said, ok that's good. about average. that got me to thinking. i meant to keep track of the words as he learned them (ha) so i could look back and remember.
the following sunday, i sat down and started the list. 340 words later (not counting cuss words, numbers past 3, or any…Continue