Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Joy of Daddies

As I watch Jonathan play with baby Alyssa, air drumming with her pudgy fists, flying her around the room super man style, and swooping her across the room to use her head as a battering ram against my love handles, it makes me smile. It never ceases to amuse me to see how men tend to play with their babies… Read more →

Out of The Mouths of Babes: Good Company

I can’t get enough of this kid! I was taking a shower and Eliana wandered into the bathroom. “Mama, can I stand right here at the door?” “Yes baby.” “Oh, good, mama, because I wouldn’t want you to feel all alone!” “Thank you, sweetheart!” “Don’t worry, mama, I would never, EVER leave you!” “Thank you, baby, that’s so sweet.” “Mama,… Read more →

Out of The Mouths of Babes: Prayer for Dada

“Dear Dod, pease be nice and not det tode out outside tuz my dada werting outside and detting vurry VURRY tode outside. Tant you for not detting my dada a-a-a-a-a-all tode! AAAAAAAAAmen!!!” Translation for those not fluent in Eliana’s toddler-ese: “Dear God, please be nice and not get cold out outside because my dada working outside and getting very VERRY… Read more →