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little update by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting It's been a while... not sure if anyone has stuck around to read, but just in case, it seemed like it was time to force myself to sit down and post an update! ^_^ We are ... Read on »
sweet beginnings by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Introducing... Beckett William Born February 20, 2011 at 7:40pm 40w1d 9 lbs 6 oz, 20" long 14" head circumference Apgars 8 and 9 Active Labor of 1 hour, 40 mi ... Read on »
birthday kids by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Just a quick one tonight - more pics to come - to post pics of our fall/winter birthday lineup. Happy 1st Birthday to Holden, Happy 4th Birthday to Macy an ... Read on »
reiterating by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting First, I greatly appreciate the flood of support our family has received online since posting last. And about 99% of the comments and emails we've received have been positiv ... Read on »
the hardest thing by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting "Letting go doesn’t mean giving up, but rather accepting that there are things that cannot be." - Anonymous I am very behind in posting - birthdays, Thanksgiving, ... Read on »
the bodacious letter "B" by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting B is for Busy. Which is what we have been the last few weeks! Soccer for Cade and Parker, trying to get 5 kids ready for and off to a new school year, deciding not to send ... Read on »
always something by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Just a little update, as life is pretty busy right now, getting ready for school to start and a lot on my mind! We celebrated Parker's 5th and Emerson's 3rd birthdays last w ... Read on »
lucky by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting It's been a busy couple weeks, lots of pics to share, hopefully I'll get them posted in the coming week! We took the kiddos to the ScienceCenter in Ithaca, including Em (las ... Read on »
all the king's horses by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Ah, that time again. It's been a while since my last post and we've had many wonderful days, good days, okay days, stressful days, worried days, sad days. As we all do over ... Read on »
under the big top by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting It's funny how pictures lit only by dim yellow fluorescence can give such a sense of reality - in motion, blurred, hard to catch. Our life, the Greatest Show on ... Read on »
swing, swing, swing by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I am backlogged with tons of photos, a post about our latest trip to The Magic Paintbrush and too many little sighs of annoyance and pearls of wisdom to count but for now, j ... Read on »
turning corners on circular streets by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Despite the stress and little sorrows of the last couple weeks, Spring Break thus far has turned out to be relatively awesome. Matt took a couple surprise days off work to p ... Read on »
dandelion (confessions of a formerly inspired momma) by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My Valentine, you came unexpected, nose a perfect assymetry, crying like I'd worried you wouldn't, put purpose in my eyes like I had never seen - always looked, yearned ... Read on »
redacted by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Ugh, I deleted my last post. Not accidentally, of course, but it was too cynical even for me. If it ruined anyone's day, apologies. I used to joke that I was not onl ... Read on »
I scream, you scream by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Dawson's first self-served cone last week - ah, bittersweet. It's a No-School Day and boy, am I feeling it. I really can't express how much I dislike, ... Read on »
green by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The chime just sang for 11:30 in the Frank Lloyd Wright clock in our living room (well, it actually sang for 10:30 because we haven't gotten around to resetting it; re ... Read on »
hunger pains by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Last week was a bit of a blur, like the "chooo chooo"s stumbling from Dawson's lips these days. Parker acquired a huge case of Play-Doh which carried th ... Read on »
first steps by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Photo Sharing - Video Sharing - Photo Printing Between the chaos of preparing for Cade's birthday party and two very runny noses, Saturday night Dawson final ... Read on »
sick days by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My not-so-little-anymore Valentine spent his 6th birthday as the first in line for an awful stomach flu that spent the past week making its way through our household. Lu ... Read on »
the middle by stairstepmom Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Holden has been doing so many neat things this week - rolling over both ways, reaching for and manipulating toys and expanding his vocal repertoire to all sorts of coos ... Read on »