When’s Baby Number Two?

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The moment I told people that Jayden could walk, the response I received always hinted at having another kid. 8O "You know that means he's making way for the next child, right?" "He's just letting you guys know that he's ready for a sibling." "Now that he can walk, you need another crawler." ... as if these people are ...

Germs, Gym, and Other Jazz

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What a week (or two) this has been! I try to write weekly, but last week was too hectic. And here's why... Germs First off, Jayden had a cold. It wouldn't have been so bad if his nose didn't get so stopped up. At night, you could hear him struggling to breathe, which made him wake up ...

Momma’s Boy — It’s Gift and a Curse

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My husband first told me this, but I didn't believe it until recently—my son is a momma's boy. It started out with Jayden just wanting me to be the one who rocks him to sleep. No biggie. After all, he did live inside of me for nine months. :P But gradually, there has been fewer and fewer ...

The Madness Behind Dedication Day

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Yesterday, my husband and I dedicated our son, Jayden, in church. It was a public proclamation that we will raise our son in a Godly way with the help of our parents, relatives, and the church. It was a lovely five minutes, but there were hours of anxiety that surrounded it. :o What to Wear? It wasn't hard ...

Single Dads Get All the Love

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There's a prejudice going on in the world, people! I'm not talking about anything based on race, age, religion, or education—this one is against single moms. 8O Yes, single moms get way less love than single dads. Some eyebrows went up, so let me plead my case. Your honor, may I approach the bench? EXHIBIT A - I ...

Daddy Daycare

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There's definitely a difference between me watching the baby and my husband watching him. The keyword here is "difference." This post is not about a "right" or "wrong" way—it's about the differences I've observed. :idea: "I'll watch Jayden, babe. Don't worry. I got him." That's usually how it starts. And then I go off to either nap, or ...

Trying to Catch Up With Life

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I'm chasing life right now. No, not that Eat, Pray, Love "finding yourself" mess. I mean I'm literally trying to catch up with life because it is moving way too fast, and I'm barely keeping up. When was my last blog post? Back in March? My goodness. That's what having an active little boy to take ...