Month: August 2006

Letter to Camille: My Baby Burrito

Hello sweet Camille! You are snoozing soundly in your pack-n-play, giving me a little free time to write you this letter. I was thinking about some of the cute things you do, and wanted to write them down… Read More

I Hate Atlanta

Atlanta is a great place to visit. Lots of fun restaurants and clubs, malls and even an Ikea for goodness sake. I can understand the appeal, but it’s just not my speed. I can’t stand sitting in traffic,… Read More

Cami’s First Road Trip

Yesterday was a day of many firsts for Miss Camille Grace. It was her first trip out-of-state. She felt her first raindrop. And we seem to have survived our first large public gathering. It was a good day…. Read More

Letter to Camille: One Month

Hello sweet Camille, and Happy 4 Weeks and 1 Day since your birth. I began writing to you yesterday and wanted to post an entry exactly one month from your birthday – but I’m learning that sometimes I… Read More

Cami’s New Toy

Our sweet baby still has her days and nights mixed up, sleeping soundly when the sun is shining, and ready to party when the moon is up. We try to maximize her awake time during the day, hoping… Read More

Letter to Camille: Your Name

Sweet Camille Grace, thank you for quietly snoozing through yet another meal in a restaurant. We just got back from Moon River (technically your first trip to a bar – though we headed straight to the restaurant portion),… Read More

They Really Are GRANDparents

I’ve thought to myself many times over the past 2 weeks, “what do people do if they don’t have good families?” I know there are people who have babies every day with virtually no support system at home,… Read More


Until a couple of days ago, we’d only been able to give Camille sponge baths. But she has now graduated to a big girl bath, and last night we tried a tub bath for the first time. I… Read More

Letter to Camille Grace

Hello sweet baby. For the first time in nearly 40 weeks, as I write you lie snuggled in a loved one’s arms, soundly sleeping. It’s August 1st – our due date – a box on the calendar I’ve… Read More