Monthly Archives: November 2014

Subwich

Driving down Peoria and Mary announces she wants to stop at Subwich. She tells me it’s a new word she learned today. We were passing Subway, so I asked, “Do you mean Subway?” She laughs and says yes. I ask … Continue reading

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Oy

I couldn’t find our little Roku remote. Happens about four times a day. I asked Mary to help me find it, with the promise of turning on an annoying kid show. She helped me by saying, “Where was the last … Continue reading

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Toddler talk

Mary: Did it hurted you when you pushed John out? (That was completely out of the blue, and after that she asked how I pushed him out. I am not read to discuss these things with a 4-year-old!) Clare: (holding … Continue reading

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For the love of pee

Motherhood is so full of ups and downs. And tonight, mine revolved around urine. Clare, who’s been fantastically potty-trained for a couple months, decided to “pee like Daddy”, and standing in front of the toilet didn’t work out too well. … Continue reading

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DST

This whole “fall back” crap is kicking my ass. Or maybe it’s my whole philosophy of baby/child-led-sleeping. That is so kicking my ass, for sure. The more kids we have, the harder it is to have them get the sleep … Continue reading

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Fall Back

My first maternity leave ended about four years ago. Mary was 16 weeks old, and I went back to Target part-time. I’m about to go back to Target part-time again. John’s 17 weeks old today, and as soon as my … Continue reading

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