You Can Wait There Mom, I Got This By Myself

I love the moments when Brooks learns something new or even better starts to show some independence and does something I usually do for him all by himself. Watching him grow is bitter-sweet. Part of me wants to hold on to the little baby that snuggled into my neck and was soothed only by me.  […]

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“Nummy Cha Cha”

Among the very huge list of pregnancy symptoms I am experiencing with baby #2, there are only a few that have stayed with me from day one.  The main symptom (other than an enormous belly that Brooks insists on patting while saying “uh-oh” that showed up before the positive sign on the test) is heartburn! […]

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The Simple Joy Of The Popsicle

One of the greatest parts of watching Brooks grow, especially at the beach, is getting to experience all the simple innocent joys of childhood. The beach used to mean laying out tanning, listening to great music, and drinking beer.  It now has become a place where sand castles, shade, shells, and one-piece swimsuits are what […]

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Take Me Out To The Ball Game…

We took Brooks to his first Baseball Game. The San Francisco Giants were playing the Colorado Rockies.  Dave is a die-hard Rockies Fan.  He even loved them back when they were absolutely terrible.  I loved them up until the point they lost my major crush Matt Holiday! This day was so much fun! I dressed […]

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Brooks Fell Down And Went Boom Boom!

Is it just me, or do other moms out there find that the hour before bed time is the worst? My mom affectionately refers to this as “Suicide Hour”.  The hour you want to kill yourself. The hour in my house where Brooks is so tired that he is crying at everything, does not want […]

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