Month: February 2012

When you’re at odds over crying …

The toddler recently had a bad night. We’ve gotten spoiled, I suppose, with him sleeping peacefully from 8:30 p.m. until 7:30 or 8 a.m. Granted, it did take THIRTEEN MONTHS of horrible sleeping (and the end of breastfeeding) to get to that point. But now… Continue Reading “When you’re at odds over crying …”

Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 28

Week 28 (Feb. 4 through Feb. 10)  Symptoms: Heartburn (but it’s just a regular part of my day now). Stomach tightening (although I don’t know for sure if I’d call them Braxton Hicks). Fading energy. Maaaaaajor shortness of breath. Body changes: My whole body feels really heavy, and… Continue Reading “Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 28”

I love you like a pregnant chick loves tea biscuits

Five years ago today, on Valentine’s Day, Darling Husband (well, then he was Darling Boyfriend) presented me with a diamond engagement ring. Today? Not quite as romantic. The Toddler of Terror kept us up throughout the night screaming — SHRIEKING, actually — and they… Continue Reading “I love you like a pregnant chick loves tea biscuits”