Tag Archives: growing

Losing.

A few days ago I was overcome by the rather disconcerting idea that pretty much my whole life, the basis of my stay-at-home motherhood, is about losing. And by¬† “rather disconcerting” I mean, hit me like a freakin Mac truck. … Continue reading

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The Koala Stage.

This picture might well be M&M and I lately. She is at that perfect little Koala Stage. She’s big enough to hold her own (i.e. no longer dead weight, she grasps and clings and molds her little body into mine) … Continue reading

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Four years old.

My first baby is now four years old. Four years ago I brought a living being into this world. I don’t think the shock and awe of that, and wonder at the way the time passes, will ever go away. … Continue reading

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Six months (twenty-six weeks, 183 days, half a year).

M&M is now days away from the six month mark. I’ve actually been referring to her as “six months” for weeks now; I think to lessen the shock. Now that I’m used to the idea I can be excited for … Continue reading

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Another first, today it was gymnastics class.

My elder daughter had her first gymnastics class tonight. Actually her first class of any type. She stayed home with me until she was two years old and change. Previous to that she had very little time with other kids. … Continue reading

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Three Months.

The babe of the household is now three months old. Actually she’s coming up on three and a half months, but my blogging has obviously been otherwise engaged. M&M is such a little sweetheart, and I just adore her to … Continue reading

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Roll over, roll over.

M&M just rolled, tummy to back, for the first time. Three times. She is not a big tummy time fan and I am not diligent about giving her daily or allotted practice time because, well, she doesn’t like it. And … Continue reading

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Too small, too quick.

I really need to be getting non-blogging stuff done. Really need to tackle the mountain of assorted baby clothes in the pack’n’play in the our bedroom (our = 3 out of the 4) and switch out the too small with … Continue reading

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It’s a tooth! Wait, it’s two teeth!

Yes, it’s true. M&M, at just eleven weeks has almost cut her firth tooth. And there are two. She has a similar, tooth-swollen, bump on the other side. Dot got her first tooth before four months. It was a bottom-middle … Continue reading

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