It’s New Year’s Eve tomorrow! I love NYE – a new year stretches before you, and hopefully you are starting it with friends and family by your side. Maybe you’re throwing a party or going to one (or maybe you’re kicking back on the couch because babysitters cost a mortgage payment on NYE), and you…
Heather’s Sparkle Punch
December 30th, 2011Comments: 11
December 30th, 2011Comments: 16
Is there anything sweeter than watching a kid open presents on Christmas Morning? Seeing the joy on Annie’s face was worth everything… even the endless noise pollution her presents have filled our home with ever since!
Through Annie’s Lens
December 29th, 2011Comments: 22
Annie has been fascinated by my camera for some time now. Whenever I take a picture, she immediately wants to see the image on the back. She loves sitting on my lap when I upload photos – she shrieks and claps and is super-happy. During one of my 87 pre-Christmas trips to CostCo I saw…
Warning: Toddler At Play
December 29th, 2011Comments: 17
Lately it seems that someone – more than likely at three in the morning when I was fast asleep – flipped a switch that transformed Annie from a baby into a full fledged toddler. This change has been awesome to witness, but it has also seriously complicated life around these parts.
Princess Potty 4000!
December 28th, 2011Comments: 41
Annabel has started telling us with regularity when she needs a new diaper. It’s usually something like, “Mama! Annie diaper wiper!” Or “Mama! Annie poop!” (sidebar, is the third-person thing a normal toddler habit, or is this some effed-up Elmo influence? Discuss.) I usually reply, “Awesome, baby! Go tell daddy.” I like this new development…