All the boys got haircuts yesterday. After collecting his curls for the keepsake book, I buzzed him, which was easiest given all the cowlicks he inherited from his Dad. We were surprised to discover that his hair only grew from the top and around the crown of his head. Baby hair is so weird!Continue reading
This is usually the time I go into my gym and get moving, but two out of four of my ducklings aren’t feeling well, and they both prefer leaning on Mom while waiting for the meds to help. And I admit, an early-evening nap with a cuddly toddler is a lot more enjoyable than several sets of lunges and crunches.
My cousin Andy recently said it’s easy to forget that Jaz is only 7 years old when you talk to him because he’s like this much older intellectual trapped inside a tiny body. I was reminded of that over the weekend when we ditched the girls and headed off to explore old town Salzburg ourselves. We talked about food, gifts, art, Catholic saints, holiday budgets, ice skating, and the fact that Mozart, too, was a precocious little boy.Continue reading
You guys?! I found a CD stand of relaxation music in Walmart today!!! I am sad to report, though, that it was broken, and could not play any “Beethoven by the Beach” or flute lullabies.
Also, the “Let’s Get It On” compilation CD was completely sold out.Continue reading
How many late nights have I paced the room with a baby on my shoulder? This one — my last one — is getting heavier and heavier. I’m going to miss this when I can no longer pick him up.
So Mama does homework.Continue reading
Back home where I have my husband, my mom-in-law, four kids, my dad, stepmom, and our au pair hanging out and ignoring me on a hazy, lazy Sunday afternoon. Ha!
When nobody wants to cook, you head to the Biergarten.
You: “Julie, how did you sleep last night?”
Me: *muffle* Continue reading
Sssshhhh…we forgot his travel sleeper. So he gets to sleep on the massive pull-out couch with Martin and me. I could gobble him up.
Payback for the times I try to count his teeth.