I went to bed last night determined that this would be the week I would begin waking up with an alarm clock before the little mister, that I would daily exercise and get those abs back into shape (or at least, into a new shape; not sure they’ll ever go “back”…), and that I would [...]
Archive for November, 2006
I’m so glad for the celebration we’ll have tomorrow. There are so many things on any given day that I really, truly am grateful for — but I just forget. On some days, I might even make you think (shame on me) that my life is only worthy of complaint. That is a sad, pathetic [...]
You know you’ve fallen into the “my kid is the cutest and smartest ever” trap when you say with sincere amazement, “Honey, look! He’s already learned how to try to eat his own sweater!”
A thought: If my kid really is so genius, wouldn’t he be trying to eat something other than a sweater? Just [...]
Tonight I lay him down, the peace of sleep angelic on his little face, and I think once again,
“I don’t wanna close my eyes, I don’t wanna fall asleep ’cause I’ll miss you baby, and I don’t want to miss a thing…”
Two months old — two months and one hour.
Tomorrow when we wake, it will [...]
Today I read this — “instant, thorough, and cheerful,” a la 1888!
Such talk challenges me, that’s for sure, because I know that before beginning child discipline, there first must come parent discipline. An instructor instructs in what they already know, and so the image of what I would like my children to be — diligent, [...]
Mondays have a tendancy to put me in a frenzy. I wake up and suddenly realize that the weekend left me with a huge pile of laundry, dishes on the counter, a shortage of food, a house that needs to be cleaned again, and I’m more exhausted than I am rested. So, with that in [...]