The amount of hospital security in the labor and delivery/newborn sections of the hospital is amazing â€“ even if youâ€™re one of the parents. Iâ€™m grateful for it but at the same time, getting in and out of the place felt like trying to visit someone in jail. I love the way newborn babies smell. Like a new car smell, it lasts several months before going away.
Trying to type 50+ words per minute and hold a newborn baby in your arms is possible so long as the baby doesnâ€™t squirm too much.
Molly looks just like Marathon Girl when she was a baby.
The final draft of my book manuscript weights two pounds, fifteen ounces.
Though I donâ€™t care for Super Bowl halftime shows, I thought the NFL usually does a good job of lining up some decent music. But Prince? What are the people at NFL headquarters thinking?
The thing I was looking forward to most this winter was taking Aidan sledding for the first time. Unfortunately, weâ€™ve yet to have a snow storm thatâ€™s dumped more than one inch of snow on the ground making it, for now, impossible.
Why does Wal-Mart always so crowded? You can show up at six in the morning and find the store packed with shoppers and long lines at the cash registers.
Itâ€™s interesting that different names have different connotations in different parts of the country. Nixtress mentioned that she liked the name Emma but where she lives itâ€™s considered too Amish. In Utah the name Emma is quite popular as it has some historical connotations with the LDS Church.
I always wanted to have a kid named Ethan but had three friends that named their kids Ethan long before my oldest boy was even a thought in my mind.
I need to finish my Christmas shopping soon. Only 12 shopping days left.