Mar 30


Eric has been working with Alex to get him to say “Please”. Since he has “Thank You” and “You’re Welcome” down, he figured this was the next logical step. Alex has been getting it, but he has the cutest mispronunciation … Continue reading

Mar 24

I’m stuck

Alex had an early start this morning. I got out of bed at 5:30 when Elizabeth started fussing. When I came out of the bathroom (which I always do before feeding her), I heard Alex say “Help Mama. I’m stuck … Continue reading

Mar 23

OK, this is getting old

Because Elizabeth was a breech birth, and added to that, a female, she is more likely to have something called Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip. From the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: “Developmental dysplasia (dislocation) of the hip (DDH) is … Continue reading

Mar 18

Mama’s baby

Sunday was our first day without Grandma. We did OK. Got a little off schedule and kinda forgot the potty training, but no one was injured. At one point, I had put Beth into the swing to get something done. … Continue reading

Mar 01

Mine chair

The other day Alex came up to his dad, who was sitting in one of the recliners in the parlor. Alex said “Get up, Daddy.”  Eric got up and said “What do you want, Alex?”.  Alex crawled into the chair and proclaimed … Continue reading

Mar 01


Since we came home with Beth, we’ve been having problems getting Alex to leave his door closed and go to bed. We usually have to put him back to bed anywhere from 2-12 times. One night last week, after putting … Continue reading