I did it to myself really, when I told my two and a half year old son that I would stay with him just “two minutes” more before leaving his room at bedtime some months ago. Originally, I said it to prevent the daily tantrum that happened when we tried to leave the room before… Continue reading Ooo Inus, Mama
I’m afraid it’s true. I have no idea what a hashtag does. No, I’m not kidding. I know. I know. They have been around for forever and a day. I even remember watching a skit on either Tonight Show or on SNL where Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon crisscrossed two fingers to make a hashtag… Continue reading Hashtag Land
If things had gone according to plan, I would be posing my two month old son using pillows and teddy bears to prop him up with a sticker on his onsie that said “2 Months”. We’d take pictures with Pierson holding Merrick. Mom with Merrick. Dad with Merrick. Then one with the whole family. All… Continue reading Monthly Baby Stickers
Today was a roller coaster day and I haven’t had one of those in almost a week. It started out great. Pierson was in a great mood right from the start, which is a blessing. During the week he acts like he’s the one going to work in the morning. His body literally sags. Any lower… Continue reading Sweet Tears
Thursday, January 19, 2017 He never even had a chance to cry. Merrick never made a single sound besides his gasps for air. He never grunted or cooed and he certainly never cried. I never heard my son’s voice and that saddens me. I can’t even imagine a voice for him; which is confusing and… Continue reading He never cried.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 It’s not the first time I’ve heard it, but my boss just told me yesterday that he was so impressed by the eulogy that I wrote for Merrick’s funeral that he thought I should consider becoming an author. I’m seriously considering it. I’m not really sure what the main focus would… Continue reading Making it less sucky.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 The ad vendor who gave us the onesie with, “Hello World, I’m Merrick” printed on it sent the boss man an email today wanting to come in to discuss the apartment reviews. I know she will ask about Merrick and I will have to tell her about his passing. She’s such… Continue reading Identity Thief