Brian and I took the night off from being parents. We dropped Clark at my mother-in-law's house, and we planned on coming home so I could nap and Brian could work on a project. However, Brian's project got postponed, and since Clark was already at grandma's, we figured we would take advantage of the night off. We went shopping and spontaneously grabbed sushi at a snazzy little … [Read more...] about How We Spent Our Baby’s First Halloween
Yes, you read that correctly. I am spending yet another day using and abusing the service of grandparents. I think I've eaten more in the past three days than I have since I came home from the hospital. And you know what? I don't hate it. Tonight, I get to do exciting things, like take the subway! I never thought I would enjoy taking the gross, metal tube beneath Manhattan. … [Read more...] about Another Relatively Babyless Day
Furthering my campaign for "Worst Mom of the Year", I had a meltdown yesterday which included the shocking request of "please-get-this-baby-away-from-me-before-I-lose-it". Surprisingly, my husband had more difficulty handing over the reins than I did. Last night, we had our first real "outing" that wasn't baby centered. By outing, I mean shopping trip. And by not "baby … [Read more...] about Life Without the Baby: Anxiety Attack or an Extended Weekend of Bliss?