Thursday, November 25, 2004

Once Upon A Time

There was a little girl, a beautiful little girl and she didn't like mashed potatoes. She wouldn't eat them under any circumstances, and then came Thanksgiving Day. All was well when the little girl was given mashed potatoes and corn (also a previously rejected veggie) and she ate and she ate and she ate.
She also ate coconut cream pie, pumpkin pie, Cool Whip, rolls and cashews.
What a great Thanksgiving.

The End.

Wednesday, November 24, 2004


We went to see Lauren's pediatrician today and he confirmed she has and ear infectiona and an eye infection. Oral anti-biotics and eye drops. Guess who's gonna be her favorite parent for the next 10 days. HHhhmmm. Give up? ME! At least this may explain the screaming and not being able to be comforted. Also, she has a stomach virus and has been battling it for the last 8 days and counting.

I'll let you know how she is after turkey day.

Happy Thanksgiving to one and all!!

Monday, November 22, 2004


She has them. She throws them. She uses them to her advantage.
I'm tired of them.
How long can this last? I don't know if she feels bad (stomach bug for a week), is teething (just cut her first 2 yr. molar), or if terrible two's are going to be worse than I feared.
If any of my savvy blog readers have ideas, please, for my sanity, leave a comment and suggestion. At this point, I'm willing to try almost anything.
More later if I am not yet committed...

Wednesday, November 17, 2004


Lotion and chapstick. Lotion and more chapstick. More lotion...etc., etc., etc. Anytime Lauren sees a bottle of lotion she starts to rub her hands together and grunts and points for some. She doesn't care if it is scented, unscented, foot lotion or other, she just wants it. Same goes for chapstick. Rebecca has vanilla flavored, I have Blistex. Granted she would rather have Rebecca's, but she'll take mine in a pinch. Bath & Body Works is a dangerous place to take her.

Sunday, November 14, 2004

Just the facts:

Lauren Elizabeth is now 1 yr., 7 mo. and 10 days old. At last count, she was just over 33" and 26 1/2 pds. She is beautiful with brown eyes and brown hair that curls just slightly in the back. Her favorite shows are: #1 Blue's Clues #2 Sesame Street and #3 Dora the Explorer. She loves the cat and the dog and running full speed through the house just missing the door facing of the kitchen as she goes.
More later...

Saturday, November 13, 2004

So grown up, and yet...

I look up at Lauren and see a kid running through my house, chasing the dog and cat, watching TV, saying, "Mommeee!" and "Dadeee!" over and over. And then...
I look at my sleeping angel or my naked baby running through the house and realize how little she still is.
How can someone be so big and so little all in the same day?
She's growing up too fast.
What a beauty!

Friday, November 12, 2004


Recently, Lauren has discovered Lucky Charms and LOVES the marshmellows. She picks them all out of her bowl, eats them, and leaves the cereal. Typical.
She also smiles and rubs you if she hurts you either accidentally or on purpose when she's mad. Charming...

Her face heal up fine from falling on Halloween, she's sleeping all through the night, she is running more than walking and still LOVES Blue's Clues.