We lost something yesterday... It's the first one. We're very excited.
I want to write a post, but my brain is so scattered. All week I've misplaced what day it is. I swear today is the second Friday we've had, because yesterday was definitely Friday. Nothing has happened in the right order and not much went according to plan. Early Monday morning I woke up and... Continue Reading →
The twos with you are going to be anything but terrible. Happy Birthday Ezra! Stick around to find out! Sign up for (free) email updates or subscribe in a reader!
Today marks a transition in the Brotherton household. Our firstborn started Kindergarten. We were calculating last night, and this means that for the next 18 years we will have a child going off to school every morning. From now until I'm 48 there will be homework, school lunches and early mornings -- because we all... Continue Reading →
This September Elijah will begin half-day Kindergarten. I'm terrified! That I won't know what he's learning. That I won't know who he's spending time with. That I'm losing him. I thought about home schooling him. I want to just keep him home with me all day. We'd do field trips to the zoo, museums, etc.... Continue Reading →
Two weeks ago today Silas was born. I haven't slept much since then. I'm not complaining...I wasn't sleeping much in the weeks leading up to his birth either. It's infinitely better to be able to cuddle, kiss and hold the source of my insomnia. Life seems like it's on hold right now. My days consist... Continue Reading →
This is my dad. He's an ironworker, classic rock lover, Harley-riding, all out man of God. Over the years he's taught me a lot (when I've let him) and has definitely shaped who I am today. A few years ago he had a milestone birthday and I was having difficulty deciding what an appropriate gift... Continue Reading →
Months of heartburn and nausea... Weeks of false labor... Days of wonder and anticipation... Hours of contractions... Minutes of intensity... Have all ended in this: Silas Griffin Elliott Brotherton 8 lbs., 4 oz. 20" long Born June 15th @ 7:14 AM (Sign up to get this blog by email or subscribe in a Reader) [tweetmeme =... Continue Reading →
Today, this... ...changes to this... My baby girl. My Princess Pootie Pants. I look at her and see her already as a teenager. Soon (the waiting is killing me) her third brother will be arriving. Out of four she will be one. She is singular. In so many ways I'm discovering how different we are.... Continue Reading →