This post is an unplanned followup to my post, What I’m doing differently with my second baby (based on 5 years of parenting a special needs first baby). As babies grow, we learn more about how to raise them. With this post, I’d like to share more realizations I’ve had about Little Brother, Ezra, myself, and parenting in … [Read more…]
“Nurse chair?” This phrase was my toddler’s special way of asking to nurse. He didn’t just ask to nurse…he always let me know exactly where he wanted to nurse. “Nurse chair?” or “Nurse couch?” or “Nurse Mommy bed?” were the most frequent requests. This time it was the rocking chair in his bedroom. He wanted … [Read more…]
I’m always amazed by how God works in my life in the ways I least expect. The simplest words uttered by my son have totally transformed the way I viewed God’s mercies. “Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength…” (Psalm 8:2) I am still nursing my son, who just turned … [Read more…]
So I’m not off to a good start this month. My mom asked me at the end of April what my theme for May was, if I had one. Um…do I have to have one? unMotivated May Mom’s-Gone-Mad May Today I vote for Moody May.
I ran out of milk sometime last week. Well, actually, I didn’t run out…it expired, and I didn’t have any left to replace it. Thus begins the madness that is also known as “the last 5 days of my life.” I shall begin with Thursday morning’s status update: FRG calls – almost done. Photos ordered- … [Read more…]