Month: October 2006

Happy Halloween, Sweet Pea!

What a cutiepie! Camille was a pea in a pod for Halloween. I spent all day calling her my little pea pod, and just melted as soon as I slipped the fuzzy green costume over her head. I’m… Read More

Letter to Camille: The Great Big Ocean

Hello sweet girl. You’re sleeping soundly in your crib, worn out after a big day of playing. I wanted to write to tell you about a special thing that happened today. To you, it was not a big… Read More

Life Lesson

About halfway through yesterday’s Georgia – Florida game, I had a talk with Camille. Me: Cami, sometimes, when your team isn’t having a good season, and they’re getting clobbered, you have to put on your uniform and cheer… Read More

Cami’s First Cold Snap

When my alarm went off yesterday morning and I reached out from under the covers to hit the snooze button, I was shocked at how cold it was in our house. Usually, I love this feeling. I’ll pull… Read More


Every time I look at this picture, I want to laugh. I hope that doesn’t make me a bad mom. Alva and Erin were in town this weekend to celebrate Alva’s birthday. Friday night, everyone donned a party… Read More

Who’s the Baby Now?

I don’t know who deserves more pity – me for my pain and suffering, or Lee because he had to listen to me whine and complain. I have never liked needles. Wait, that’s an understatement. I don’t even… Read More

Letter to Camille: Three Months

Hello sweet angel! You are 3 months old today, and I’m constantly amazed by how quickly you’re growing. Sometimes you still seem like such a little baby, but at other times I look at you lying in your… Read More

My Receding Hairline

I thought I was prepared. I’d read in several of my books and on websites about post-partum hair loss. During pregnancy, your hair falls out less frequently, which often leads to thicker, more luxurious looking hair. But once… Read More

I Survived My First Week Back

It wasn’t easy. Wednesday morning, after she was finished eating, I held on to her for just a few moments more. She had fallen asleep, and knowing I would be late if I didn’t leave soon, I reluctantly… Read More

Letter to Camille: A Hard Week

Hello sweet Cams. I just tucked you into bed, though from the sounds coming from the monitor I don’t think you’re asleep yet. It appears you have the hiccups and they’re keeping you awake. You’ll probably be snoozing… Read More