Fall According to my Phone

As if I didn’t already sufficiently cover our fall happenings, here are the remaining undocumented memories captured from my phone. I’ll start by going all the way back to Labor Day weekend. After Troy’s epic surprises on the Saturday of my birthday, we took it easy for the rest of…


We spent a few days down the coast in Carlsbad in between Christmas and New Years. The main reason for the quick getaway was to spend a day at Legoland. We told Nash when he turned five that he could earn a big prize if he stopped sucking his thumb….

Finn | Eight Months

May 20, 2015 in Finn, Thumbsucking - 3 Comments

Did I just type eight months? Great, now I’m crying. These short months keep speeding up faster and faster. I wish I could slow them down with all my might. At eight months, the inchworm crawl is Finn’s preferred mode of transportation. All of those crumbs and LEGO pieces under…

Finn | Four Months

January 13, 2015 in Finn, Thumbsucking - 2 Comments

Finn is quite possibly the happiest baby I have ever known. He just smiles nonstop; at anyone and anything. He is quite the little flirt. At four months, Finn is rolling all over the place. And just like all of his brothers at this age, he gets pretty mad when…

The Story of a Thumb

July 24, 2013 in Blake, Thumbsucking - 4 Comments

Once upon a time, there was a baby boy who found his thumb when he was three months old. His parents were delighted because his thumb could put him back to sleep at any hour and it couldn’t fall off or get lost.  The boy grew older and still relied…

A Reunited Miracle

Shortly after I posted about Nash’s loss, we received this package in the mail: I didn’t have to open it to know what it was. I let Nash open it instead: We still can’t believe it. It’s truly a Disneyland miracle that Nash’s nie-night was found amongst hundreds of thousands…

Wear ’em Out

October 7, 2011 in Sleeping, Thumbsucking - 1 Comment

One of the many mantras I live by is “wear ’em out.” This mantra came to be because I love nap time. The boys desperately need it (although Blake’s nap time has turned into “quiet time”), and I benefit immensely from a few hours to recharge each afternoon. In order…