Archive for August, 2008

Too long

Saturday, August 30th, 2008

Hah!  I actually get to say it:  Just as the doctor ordered.  Or rather, just as the doctor was instructed to pass on from his main squeeze.  (See most recent comment on previous post.)  And while I’m on the subject of said squeeze and physician, congratulations to you Patti and Mario for, as we referred […]

Fogged in

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

So it turns out all those rumors about new parenthood causing sleep loss, foggy thoughts, lethargy, crankiness and luxuriant pink armpit hair were at least 80 percent correct. I don’t have think I have enough coherency stored up to eek out more than a few paragraphs, so this post will mostly be pictures.  Please don’t […]

His due

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

Like a certain Wee Boy when he first gets wrapped up in a swaddling blanket, I found myself squirming a bit against the need to return to work this week. Again like the Boy, I eventually had to face up to the inevitability of my restraints.  Given the lack of options, I tried to follow […]

Back in his wee business

Friday, August 1st, 2008

I’ve got my own ‘puter again.  No more having to share, yay.  (Just imagine the kind of role models we’re going to be … something along the lines of my dear Dad who always encouraged me to drive slowly.  Snort.) Little Boy continues to pack on ounces, if not of weight than certainly of ‘tude. […]

Wisdom, part 2

Friday, August 1st, 2008

Social smiles herald the onset of increased social awareness and it may come to pass that your baby will now start to fight sleep in order to enjoy the pleasure of your company.  This is natural. From Healthy Sleep Habits, Healthy Child, by Marc Weissbluth, MD Tony:  “See, resisting naps is a sign of increased maturity.” […]


Friday, August 1st, 2008

Once there was a boy who hated taking naps.  And although the Wise Woman who cared for him could see he was very tired, she couldn’t find a way to get him to go to sleep.  She tried and she tried and she tried, but the boy who hated taking naps just would not nap.  […]