Thirty Years of Troy

September 29, 2013 in Birthdays, Books, Troy - No Comments

In addition to Troy’s 30th birthday surprise trip to San Francisco to watch the Red Sox game, I had one more present for him to open on our sunrise flight. I made him a hardbound book full of pictures from his life and messages from people he loves. It was…

Book Love

April 8, 2011 in Blake, Books - 3 Comments

We love books. Blake has taken a special interest in reading books over the last few months. He will sit on my lap for up to an hour with his attention completely focused on story after story. I look forward to our special daily reading time while Nash is napping. It…


April 23, 2010 in Books, Nash, Sleeping, Thumbsucking - No Comments

Hallelujah, Nash is officially sleeping through the night! The first few nights when a baby sleeps for such an extended period of time is exciting but also nerve wracking. I don’t benefit from uninterrupted sleep because I wake up every hour wondering why he hasn’t woken up to eat and…

Gearing Up

January 29, 2010 in Books, Indoor Activities, Pregnancy - 4 Comments

We have finally been getting ready for the baby around here. I decided to put off anything baby-related until after Christmas. I figured that would leave me plenty of time to prepare for our new arrival, but other tasks have seemed to take precedence since the holidays. First it was…