Saturday, February 26, 2011

Six Word Saturday

Spending time with the Gomez family!

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Friday, February 25, 2011

Just Venting

I feel so emotional this morning. I found at least ten things to frustrate me about That Dude this morning. I cried when it was time to leave for work. I burst into tears again on the train for no apparent reason. It's one of those days when I wish I could just curl up in bed and sleep all day.  I'm trying to pray but it's so difficult. And I don't understand where any of this came from, I got a good night's sleep, I woke up once in the middle of the night and prayed over That Dude and Chocolate Chip, and when I woke up this morning I even had some time to pray before getting out of bed.

Ugh! I can't stand this feeling!

Sorry for all of the negativity.  :-(

Monday, February 21, 2011

At Least SOMEONE Here is Sleeping Well...

Even though he has his own bed, he always ends up in bed with us somehow, and he obviously needs his space!

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Saturday, February 19, 2011

Good Morning!

This is one of the first things I saw upon opening my eyes this morning.

I couldn't have asked for a better wake up call ever!

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

2 Weeks Notice

Two weeks from today I'll begin my new job as a nanny for six month old S (bloggy name will be established soon).  After 4 1/2 years at the Centro it was not an easy decision to make, and I know that the days will come when I miss the office dynamics, but I eagerly look forward to playdates and play dough for awhile - oh, did I fail to mention that Chocolate Chip will be tagging along with me? Yes, I'm finally living out my dream of being at home with my baby boy! I'm sure this will be an adventure, but I'm looking forward to facing it head on!

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Married Conversation

That Dude: "Can BFF come over tonight?"

Me: "And if I say no are you going to tell him to go home?"


Me: "He can come over."

TD (away from phone): "She said you can stay!"

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Sunday, February 13, 2011

My First King Cake

One of the perks of having my new co-worker be a former resident of Louisiana...

...she has friends who send her *King Cake* (link)

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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Happy 5 Months Chocolate Chip!

Let me begin by apologizing for not writing to you every month.  I've had a few drafts, but somehow they never seem to get completed and the next thing I know, you're a month older!

That being said, I'm the very proud mom of a 5 month old today!  As per Dr. H at your appointment last week, you weigh 16 pounds and are 26 inches long (I was guessing you'd be heavier since my left arm hurts so much lately!)  And you seem to be doing new things every week lately! 

You can finally pull your arm out from under you when you roll from back to tummy which is very exciting.

You have found your voice and will sporadically scream for no apparent reason.

You are still a champion at nursing and Mama loves our moments together when it's feeding time.

You've developed a great laugh, but you seem to reserve that for close family and will not laugh in command no matter how hard Mama and Daddy try.  You do however smile pretty easily for people who you deem worthy.

And my favorite part of this past month is that you know that pouting your arms straight up in the air will almost always get Mama or Daddy to pick you up!

I'm so grateful for you Chocolate Chip and, now that I've come to terms with the fact that you really are my kid and that this parenting thing really is a 24 hour a day/7 day a week job, I think I'll keep you!