Category Archives: Body Electric

Cold Morning

What nursing looks like on cold mornings. Our sweet snuggle was just interrupted by me vaulting off the chair to grab the cat who was midway up the trunk off the Christmas tree. I’d better tie the top of the … Continue reading

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Normal is a State of Hair

Today I am grateful that after almost six years of pregnancy-related hormonal assault, my hair is as thick as it used to be (which is wispy and thin, but still) and my curl has returned. Finally! I loved being pregnant, … Continue reading

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Tooth # 2

It feel out while we were buying hockey equipment. She spot it out through the grill of her helmet into my hand and laced up her skates. I love six. I’m napping now so Gwyneth (our tooth fairy) well be … Continue reading

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Job Security

Margie had the day off, so we went to lunch with the kids to celebrate. One of my tricks for getting the baby home without falling asleep is to give him an ice cream cone with a scant scraping of … Continue reading

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Sick

We have been sick with various illnesses for too long. Finally we are getting to the heart of it all, the stomach bug. Incubation seems to be just long enough to be lulled into hoping the other kids won’t get … Continue reading

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Dentist

The kids had their first trip to the dentist yesterday. They did beautifully, lots of curiosity and bravery. They are in good shape, and can’t wait to go back. I , am as always, in awe of how grown up … Continue reading

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Quiet

I just had to check if the baby was still alive as he napped next to me because for the first time in WEEKS he isn’t whistling / gurgling / snorting / rasping while he breathes. (Still alive, BTW.)

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Flora

Epic battle in the baby’s toddler’s belly. He’s hating and fighting the dosing syringe with Augmentin that is supposed to cure his ear infections. He is improving, though, except for the bleeding diaper rash caused by all the good flora … Continue reading

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Grateful

Today I’m grateful for insurance that makes it easy to pop by the pediatrician’s office to get Maya’s eye checked after a scissor poking incident. All is well, although she’s a little disappointed that no eye patch was prescribed. Griffin, … Continue reading

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It’s My Party and I’ll Cry If I Want To

In this family you do get to suck on and play with a candy cane until the ibuprofen takes the edge off your double ear infection. On your birthday. Yes, yes you do.

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