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All Purpose Update

I never explained where “I’m the Mommy” came from. In the TV show “Mad About You” Jaime (Helen Hunt) has interviewed for a job, and somehow Paul (Paul Reiser) runs into the hiring manager, sees his family picture and tells the guy that he and Jamie are “trying.” Jamie finds out and is pissed when … Continue reading

Five Months

So much time has gone by so fast, and though he may still seem like a little baby to y’all, to us he’s growing to be such a big boy! Jack is 12 lbs. 6 oz. and is cuter and cuter everyday. He’s also crankier and crankier — not taking naps will do that to … Continue reading

Every Day a New Challenge

Jun. 1st, 2006 at 12:03 AM One of the catchphrases that you hear when preparing to be a new parent: “Your life will never be the same.” Well duh! I thought. But that line came back into my head yesterday morning, when Jack’s crying woke me up at 6:30 in the morning, and he continued … Continue reading


Forgive me! I’ve been so busy listening to the swing that I completely forgot to write about our first post-placement visit from the social worker. Last Tuesday, the 4th, a social worker from The Family Network came to our house. Our house was miraculously clean, though not OCD so, mostly thanks to Max. (I did … Continue reading

Two Months

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Jack is 2 months old today! He is growing and learning in leaps and bounds. At the beginning of March, he weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces. Throughout this month, he has learned how to hold onto his own pacifier. He smiles real smiles now, and has laughed once or twice. He … Continue reading

The First Six Weeks of Motherhood

While I’ve been working on the adoption saga, I’ve also been typing up little bits and pieces of daily life. I’m going to share what I have here, and hopefully post on a more regular basis. This is my scheme to never have to write email again. (Jack doesn’t let me go online too much.) … Continue reading