Monthly Archives: June 2012

In Praise of Doulas

I have no idea why we decided to have Alaythia without a doula present. We just didn’t know what we were in for, like most first-time birthers.  And we definitely regretted it.  Things went okay, but I know it would … Continue reading

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Alaythia Question of the Day

“Mommy, why does Daddy do all the work around here?” Because he’s amazing, that’s why.

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Big Questions from Alaythia

Like most 3-4 year olds, Alaythia is full of questions.  This week’s questions have been especially big: ~As I’m trying to haul the two girls, all their stuff, a carseat, a fancy baptism outfit I don’t want to get messed … Continue reading

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Two Month Olds

Alyssa – 11 lbs 9 oz, 23″ Michelle – 12 lbs 13 oz, 23.5″ Alaythia – 10 lbs 7 oz, height unknown (25″ at 4 months) Cosette – 11 lbs 6 oz, 23.75″ So far I’m winning the lookalike contest … Continue reading

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Alaythia Sings

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Cosette Speaks

This is a glimpse at the delightful conversations we have many times a day.  This was last week, and they’re even longer and more animated now! (note: she doesn’t really start till about 45 s into video — I’ll get … Continue reading

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Staycation – poolside

We’ve been having a great family staycation this late spring-summer.  We’ve been all over the place, including the pool!

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