Tag Archives: it takes a village…

Munchkin’s Catholic Godparents

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, Munchkin’s Catholic Godparents are the ones we see fairly frequently, since they live in the area and are members of Daddy’s parish. They host gatherings several times a year, too, where even more of our village … Continue reading

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Morning Drop-Offs

Dear Peanut, Wednesday, when I dropped you off at school, you were laughing when I left. You went the whole day without crying. Thursday was the same. It was a rough road, but finally, we seem to have turned a … Continue reading

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Slippery Slope

My dearest Peanut and Munchkin, I could have killed you. It started that morning. I took you to an event with lots of vendors for kid products and services. One specific vendor drew me there with an opportunity to have … Continue reading

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First Sleepover

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, Last Friday night, Mommy and Daddy had the opportunity to go to a trivia night with Uncle M and Aunt J. Aunt J’s mom was going to watch their kids, and they invited you to come … Continue reading

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Munchkin’s Birth Story, Part 2: Labor

Dear Munchkin, I have to start this part of the story with the caveat that much of it is blurry for me. I am relying on Daddy’s Twitter feed and our doula’s records for any sense of timing. Our doula, … Continue reading

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Munchkin’s Birth Story, Part 1: Induction

Dear Munchkin, Daddy and I arrived at the regular 8 a.m. 38-week appointment knowing we were starting with an ultrasound that day. Because Dr. M had been unable to determine if you were head-down the previous week, she wanted a … Continue reading

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Superbirthdaybowl

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, While Daddy and I were still long-distance dating, I came to visit him the weekend of Superbowl XXXIX. He told me we would be going to a Superbowl party at the home of some of his … Continue reading

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