To the Beach

As the Wonder Pets would say, “We’re going to the beach, the beach, the beach.” For his birthday, Pierce got a dvd player from Paul and me, and dvd’s from everyone, so he’ll have movies to watch if he gets too bored on the way there. I think he’ll enjoy the drive, though. Dean’s very good in the car and I’m guessing he’ll sleep...

July 26, 2008

Pierce’s 3rd B-Day

Happy Birthday Little Guy!!! It’s amazing how fast 3 years has gone by! He’s getting so big and has grown out of most of his baby trials. (yay!) He loves playing with his sister and daddy and he’s even sharing his prized “yellow blankie” with his brother. That’s quite a feat! He’s already got a good throwing arm and we’ll probably see him play...

July 25, 2008

Babies & Nightmares

Reading on the message boards recently, someone asked if newborns have nightmares. I thought it was an interesting question. On one hand, they have working brains and gain experience and memories throughout the day. On the other, I don’t think they have much imagination. And if they’re in a solid, happy, safe and secure home, what would they know to fear? My first thought...

July 24, 2008

Preschool and Homeschooling

Pierce will be 3 next week and I hear people around me talking about preschool already. Why? What’s the rush? Why do parents feel the need to get the child out of the home and into school at 3 years old? Isn’t home supposed to be the ultimate learning zone? Are parents just anxious to push the child to get ahead by putting him...

July 19, 2008


I find this very interesting, though I don’t really believe in coincidences. I totally believe things happen and we meet people for reasons; everything has its purpose in life and we just need to find it. Anyway…my pregnancy with my #1 was easy. Not a lot of pains, morning sickness was over everyday at the same time, etc. And she was an easy baby;...

July 18, 2008