I’m surviving parenthood so far- been busy taking care of a beautiful newborn & going through 400+ photos we’ve taken in her first week of life. Every day gets a little better & I’m slowly getting caught up on life, so hopefully I’ll be back to regular blogging, with tons of adorable newborn photos soon.
I had 10 minutes to spare & thought this would be perfect for #ThrowbackThursday, especially as we approach Labor Day weekend (I know it’s a different labor, but still…) Mom has a photo taken of her in an Astro’s jersey on the day she went into labor with me 34 years ago. She still had the jersey & wanted me to take a similar pic the day I went into labor. I wished I’d had her pic handy & we’d have done better to re-create it. But it’s still neat to see them side by side.
GOOD NEWS OF THE DAY: Our baby girl is a week old & my mom has been such a huge help- coming over almost everyday to work around our house.
Mia has been getting to swim almost every day & it never gets old watching her jump into the pool- makes me laugh & smile every time just seeing her pure joy. Her jumping can get a bit obnoxious and obsessive sometimes, but it's endearing how committed she is to catching every … [Read More...]
Been taking lots of photos of Mia lately & trying to give her some extra attention before the baby arrives. Seeing as how I've been doing lots of laying around on the couch lately, so has she- usually staring out into the back yard. We've had 2 crazy "cool" fronts in August & the … [Read More...]
In an effort to wrap up loose ends, I'm finally trying to get all the posts I've been delaying on - including my 2013 wrap-up by the Numbers. I never got around to doing one in 2012 & lots of things have changed since my 2011 By the Numbers post. Continental is now United airlines. Before … [Read More...]
Mom has been cleaning out her house lately & I've been the recipient of quite a few things from my childhood, including some old progress reports from 1982-1983 and 1983-1984. I was attending Temple Oaks Baptist School and that made me 2-4 years old. Seeing as how we finally toured the … [Read More...]
Trying to squeeze in all my baby-related posts before she arrives & life is pandemonium! We've mostly been finished with the nursery since the middle of July, but put the finishing touches on it recently- hanging things & getting the dresser mirror. My mom & Gram were kind enough to … [Read More...]