Monday, April 16, 2012

Back to work

Today is J's first day back at work. She was on vacation last week and I know she was dreading going in today. Not only is she still uncomfortable from the procedure on Friday, she also has to deal with telling the couple of people that knew about the baby.

N and I went to work on Thursday as we thought sticking to the routine would be good for him. He'd have chance to hang with his best buddy and have some fun. It wasn't really the best plan for me.........bawling my eyes out in the sporting goods store trying to get soccer cleats for a three year old was definitely not fun :-(

Not surprisingly N has been extra clingy during the day and for some reason he's sleeping better at night. He needs just as much extra love as we do right now. He also seems to need to have both of us around. If he's with one of us and the other one is somewhere else, he asks for the one that is not there. So with J back at work he's really going to miss her. We are off to work too and the weather is supposed to be gorgeous so I'm thinking it's a good day for the park, just got to fit it in around the big boy's dentist appointment and N's nap.

Friday, April 13, 2012

This moment

Thanks for the love. xoxo

Wednesday, April 11, 2012


Our OB appointment today didn't go as we expected. To say that we are heartbroken doesn't even begin to cover it.

Little footprints
How very softly you tiptoed into our world, almost silently, only a moment you stayed. But what an imprint your footsteps have left upon our hearts. -- Dorothy Ferguson

Monday, April 9, 2012


My sister arrived just over a week ago. N is totally in love with her! From the moment we met her at the airport he has been her number 1 fan. I'm not sure if he remembers her from her last visit, over 6 months ago, but he hasn't been shy with her at all. Which is so unlike him.
She went to SC for a couple of days and N missed her so much. She was the first thing that he asked for when he woke up and every time he heard a noise he thought she was coming. He's going to be so excited to see her when they both get up this morning.
An Easter visit meant that my sister brought chocolate with her. YUM! I think that chocolate is still the only thing that I really miss from home. N is not a big fan of chocolate, but he did eat some of his white chocolate egg.

The Easter bunny has been very busy this year. N had 2 different egg hunts, one organised by our neighbourhood and the other by the MOMS club. It didn't take him long to get the egg collecting down. For our neighbourhood egg hunt there was a toddler area for N and 1 other girl as they are the youngest kids on our street and the organiser didn't want them getting crushed by the big kids. The other girl isn't walking yet so N went to town picking up eggs and we had him give some to the other girl too. Then he enjoyed chocolate milk and a cookie with the kids.
The second egg hunt was held at a local playground. The weather was sunny but a little windy, a big improvement on the day before when it was freezing. He played with the kids and had a great time collecting his eggs. By this time he'd figured out that there was 'andy' in them and ate a few jelly beans and opened the chocolate before handing it over to me. I think we were there for over 2 hrs before we headed home for dinner.

Easter Sunday saw us headed to PA for Sesame Street Live! We had a great time and I think the thing that we both loved the most was how much N loved it. He was totally mesmerized! He loved meeting the characters and totally got into it. He waved and called out to the characters, danced and jumped up and down. He had the best time! We had great seats for the show - guess going on Easter Sunday had some advantages :-) He was so in awe of the show and joined in and followed the directions is was so cute! He was so good and sat really well for the first half of the show - barely moving form his seat. After the interval it was a little harder for him to stay in his seat, but he still did a great job. There was enough action both on the stage and right in front of our seats to keep him occupied.

Poor J is having a horrible time with her allergies, especially at night, so isn't sleeping well. She doesn't really want to take anything, but may have to if it keeps going like this. We meet with our OB for the first time tomorrow so I'm looking forward to that. She's off work this week so hopefully that will give her chance to rest and catch up on some sleep! I'm working at the end of the week, it'll be strange being there without N. I'm sure that the kids will really miss him and things will be much quieter for me!