Turd-Apples Happen


My children could not be more opposite. One is thin, the other chunky. One was born a with bald blonde head and the other had a thick, dark mane from day 1. One hates to eat, one could win an eating contest at 9 months old. With no teeth. Now that Sidney is mobile, we can…

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We’ve Got Crabs!

hermit crabs

Introducing Dora in the pink, Charlie wearing the baseball shell and Tebow sporting the alligator (of course)… In a moment of weakness yesterday, I stopped at the hermit crab shack in the mall. I’ve always avoided it because I have a soft spot in my heart for hermit crabs (story about that later), but today…

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Summer Block Party Planning

One tired little dude with an Alligator face at the end of the party!

This time last year, I was 5 months pregnant and we were building our house. Fast forward through moving in during the Fall, having a baby and planning a fundraiser for a dear friend we are now enjoying Summer in New England. I don’t believe I have ever written about how much I LOVE our new neighborhood,…

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My Hero, Jackson

At the RI State House celebrating Jackson's cord blood match

As a parent, I know there will be many times my heart fills with pride for my children. Last Friday, I was able to experience it when Jackson was honored by the Rhode Island Blood Center for being a hero. Jackson’s donated cord blood was the second match of our state’s program (there have been…

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Sidney Girl is 6 Months Old!


Dear Sidney, Happy 6 month birthday! Dad & I enjoyed celebrating your sixth month of life on our fifth wedding anniversary– you were the perfect gift! You have grown up so much in the past month. You can sit up on your own, with little assistance, roll both ways like a champ and are sleeping…

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