No. I don’t think so. Birth control is my friend. Jack is a handful and half while also managing to be a miracle child. We consider ourselves extremely lucky to have him, and very fulfilled by his singular presence. Plus he’s got his mama, his dada, his Grammy, and his auntie all wrapped around his charming little […]
As I push my front door open, after a long shift at work, I am greeted with an excited “HI!” from Jack as he charges into my arms, jabbering all the while, as he tells me about his day. Greetings such as this warm my chilly little heart after a long day of “customer service.” […]
My son Jack has my feet, they are flat, they are wide, and they are equipped with long toes. Much like me, Jack prefers to go barefoot, unless shoes are absolutely necessary. Like when he goes bye-bye or goes outside to play. When Jack first started to wear shoes we struggled to find ones that fit […]
This past week Jack’s diet was more like that of a toddler. More cups, less bottles. Lot’s of self feeding, and table food. Cheerios. Are. Everywhere. I sweep the floor countless times a day. Jack has been fairly easy to get to nap during the day, but very difficult to put to bed at night. […]
Ok, let’s talk about sippy cups. Every sippy cup we have tried with Jack, prior to this one, has been a bust. The first one we tried was from the Nuk brand, the same brand as his bottles, which are great. That one was a no, because Jack was too focused on the handle attachment. […]
My son Jack and I were strolling thru Target the other day, and we went by the toy aisle. They had one of those large cage bins full of colorful beach balls out. There was a mother with her son, a boy a few years older than Jack, and he was making a selection from […]
I’m a Fuerte Avocado tree, and I’m one year old.
Jack had his monthly visit with his occupational therapist on Monday, she says keep up the good work. She expects him to start walking anytime now, but no hurry. Jacks teething saga continues, he’s got three teeth on the bottom now, and one on top. Plus another top one has just barely started cutting. For […]
Yesterday marked my second Mother’s Day. I found this card on Jacks incubator last Mother’s Day. It was put there by the ‘sunshine committee’, a group of nurses at the hospital where Jack was born. They make heartwarming things like this for the NICU parents on Holidays. How amazing is that!? As if NICU […]
On Saturday, Mr. Jack went on another long car trip. It was two hours both ways, and he was good as gold. The purpose of our adventure was a family reunion of sorts, and a tree dedication for Grandpa Rob. Grandpas Sister Elaine and late Husband Jim, have a park dedicated to them in the […]
Jacks Grammy and I , took him on his very first mall trip yesterday. He did really well. He loves to people watch. He definitely hit his limit after a couple shops though. Next time we will take daddy with us, for some extra hands.
As promised, here are Jacks 12 month chalkboard pictures. I can’t believe my baby boy is over a year old. This time last year, we were spending our days and nights, watching him sleep in his incubator. Our home was a level 3 neonatal intensive care unit. Jacks has come so far over the last […]
The past couple of weeks have been a little hectic. But the birthday party went off without a hitch (even if we did forget to put out the bubble machine.) Jack is still teething, that whole top row is coming in, poor baby. Jack likes to feed himself table food more, and more every day. […]