On Sunday night Max, my two-year-old, refused to go to sleep. He stayed in his bed but would bang his feet on the wall, toss around, and eventually sit up and start jumping. We tried scolding him, re-tucking him, anything…but the kid wouldn’t give up the fight. At about 1 AM I gave him one last long re-tucking with […]Read more "Nightmares, Not Sleeping, And Afraid Of The Dark"
December is a fun time of year for me full of decorating Christmas trees, holiday parties, and fun with the family. However…I’m a little down and out this season as some minor events are starting to collide together to make me just feel frustrated. I love Christmas. It’s a really fun time of year for […]Read more "December Full of Obstacles"
Last week Max went back to day care and Kate started teaching again. Back to school. On day 1 Max came home with a cold and now (1 week later) we all have it. Max is currently in the stage of the cold where there is a constant stream of snot dangling from both nostrils […]Read more "Back To School Cold"
This weekend Max turned 10 months old, had his first Thanksgiving, and got his first major cold. On Saturday his temperature swelled past 103 degrees and gave us all a good scare. Children’s Tylenol and later Advil helped the fever stay under control but the poor little guy was just wiped out. It takes a […]Read more "Max Goes On Antiobiotics"
After being gone for a week I was so excited to see Max (who is 7 months old now). When I left for my business trip he had gotten his first cold and was sneezing long streams of disgusting yellow snot from his tiny nostrils as I walked down the jet-way with a giant pile of guilt […]Read more "Front Teeth, Fevers, and Temper Tantrums"