Toddler Versus Diet

Up until a couple of weeks ago I hadn’t weighed myself in a long time – maybe six months or more – and I liked it that way. I could eat whatever I wanted and still convince myself that I wasn’t turning into a pile of goo. “I probably weigh about the same,” I’d tell…

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Thirty Down

On Sunday, Annie hit the half-way point for her year. She’s now two and a half. Two and a half!!! weight: 32 pounds 4 ounces height: 37 inches head: 20.25 inches hair: long and luscious (month one, month two, month three, month four, month five, month six, month seven, month eight, month nine, month ten, month eleven, month twelve, month fifteen, month eighteen, month twenty four) I…

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The Deep(er) End

Yesterday Annie started round two of swim lessons (or as she calls them, POOOOOOOL LESSSSSSONNNNNNS!). Unlike last time, when she was in a Parent/Child class, these lessons were strictly student/teacher. Mike was nervous, for a few reasons: he thought she’d drown, he thought she wouldn’t be happy about being in the pool without us, he…

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Say Hello To Prince Charming

I’ve gotta tell you, having a daughter can be great for a guy’s ego. Lately Annie has been obsessed with playing “pretend,” and tells anyone who will listen that she’s Cinderella. Inevitably, when people say, “You’re Cinderella, are you?” She will spin to me and say, “And he’s Prince Charming!” “That’s right,” I respond as…

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A Time And Place

On Friday morning, I (along with the rest of our country) woke up to the terrible news of the theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado. When something horrible like this happens, I am desperate for more information, so I am usually glued to the news and internet. As we all know now, there were several children…

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