Monthly Archives March 2010

Sibling Un-rivalry

I have always had an issue with the Meatball and Spaghetti being 6 years apart. Not that I had planned their ages intentionally, but I guess in the grand scheme of things I would’ve liked to have seen a smaller age gap. I assumed that a smaller age gap would bring them closer together naturally…
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Sharing a Love of Music

I have no idea where I read or heard it, but when Eric was just a tiny baby I remember a line about kids and learning. “Listen to your favorite music in the car. Singing along will teach your child to enjoy and appreciate music, because you do.” I have my share of “kids music”…
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I wish

I wish I could go back to last week and pretend Thursday didn’t happen. I wish my boobs didn’t still hurt.  A constant reminder of what is not to be. I wish my family understood that I can’t just be happy and move on right now. I wish I didn’t feel so sorry for myself….
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More Camera Fun

These pics were all taken in the past few days. We have been spending much of the days outside as the weather is absolutely beautiful. Not too hot or sticky yet. Once that hits, we will have limited time outside, like only first thing in the morning! The kids love it out there and so…
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Numbers

“What?  You’ve never seen someone turn ONE before?” Dear Larissa, Today is your 365th day on Earth.  An entire year.  Today, you are ONE. Sweet girl, I would need at least that many days to tell you
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There’s real life and then there is JustMommies

When you hang out on JustMommies you start to think it is completely reflective of the rest of the world.  But, as much as I love JustMommies, it is not like the rest of the world.  The rest of the world is not as tolerant, as sensitive, as open minded, or as nice. I am…
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Saying Goodbye to an Old Friend

When I started my journey to a new healthier me I knew that I had the eventual goal of cutting all pop out of my life but as of two weeks ago I was horribly addicted to the caffeine in my dear old friend:  Diet Coke.  I have struggled off and on with this addiction…
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Griefbursts

There are times when it just hits you.  I know they say that time makes it better, but I honestly don’t think that it does.  Time makes it so you can hold yourself together better.  Time allows you get to know your triggers so you can anticipate them and steel yourself for those expected moments….
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