4.12.11 | Welcome Home, Scarlette

Today is April 12, 2011 On November 7, 2010 we welcomed a 1lb 9oz baby girl into the world. Today Scarlette is 5 months and 5 days old. Today we brought her home. Today, when we left the hospital, for the first time ever she came with us. Modern language lacks for the words to properly define the beauty of… Read More


Today we learned infant CPR. Important fact of the day: infant CPR dolls come with removable, interchangeable faces. Did you know that? And if you did not know that, are you now as creeped out as we were? We have a LOT more medical equipment than I expected and being trained on it is intense. I don't think the equipment… Read More

Scarlette at 5 months | Rapunzel, Rapunzel

Scarlette is 5 months old today. We made cupcakes for the nurses to celebrate her "birthday." We also just love any excuse for cupcakes. Speaking of cupcakes, my friend Jody sent me this today and it was the proverbial icing on the them: After I read your last post, I announced to my kids that baby Scarlette is going to… Read More

Things I Learned This Week | 4.5.11

– What spit up looks like. What reflux spit up looks like. What exorcist baby spit up looks like. – Apparently, Grey's Anatomy is a polarizing topic around here. – I have no tools or ladders or relatives tall enough to clean the fan in our family room. How do people clean really high ceilings fans? This is totally over… Read More