Thanksgiving Observed

Just a brief note, because we're wrapping up celebrations and I can only hide 'n type for so long. Today was our Thanksgiving observed. My folks, Adam's mom, and my aunt and uncle came over and brought so much food, I'm shocked we found room for the leftovers. We ate turkey and lasagna and vegetables …

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This Poor Baby Has a Cold

I just finished wrestling Baboo to the ground so that I could put saline drops in her nose. I'm lucky I didn't lose an eye. There's nothing sadder than a baby with a cold. They just have no idea what's happening to them. Baboo keeps looking at me for help and there's not much I …

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Team Luckwaldt Has a Cold, But I Got Some Sleep, So Wooooo!

All three Luckwaldts have colds today, which is a problem, because we keep looking for the adult to show up and he or she is VERY LATE. It started yesterday with Adam saying, "Hmm. I have kind of a scratchy throat." "No, you don't," I said. "You don't. You feel fine." He loosened his collar …

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Just a Casual Reminder That You Don’t Have to Be Grateful

I've only really started meeting moms in real life, but I'm lucky to have a lot of online friends who have kids, and they've been unbelievably helpful in figuring out this whole parenthood thing. The other day, I was talking to Nancy, one of my internet pals, and she said something that really struck me. …

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Baby’s First Medical Emergency

If you know me in real life, you know that I'm a hypochondriac. One of my fears about becoming a parent was that I'd transfer this lunacy onto my child and become one of those moms who never lets her kid do anything, because germs-sharp things-dangerous machinery-heights-scary news stories. Instead, it turns out that I'm …

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