california · Disney · Uncategorized · Vacation

I’m a Disneyland Virgin

As is sit here on the couch with my three-year-old boy, watching Disneys Cars for the 900th time, I am reminded that there is an entire Cars Land at Disney's California Adventure park. You might be thinking "so what I've been there" but let me remind you that Disney is a privilege, not a right.… Continue reading I’m a Disneyland Virgin

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Update

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.… Continue reading Update

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Update

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 the… Continue reading Update

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Mother’s Day

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 nurses… Continue reading Mother’s Day

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Grandpas Tree

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 community… Continue reading Grandpas Tree

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Yesterday we took Jack to the mall.

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.