Monthly Archives: January 2019

It’s all in a Name

Every since Natalie was born, we really liked Clara Grace as a potential girls name.  That would have been Elliott’s name if he was a girl.  Natalie had a ton of other suggestions too: Mia (short for Maria), Hazel, Julia, … Continue reading

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January 7th

Conor was born on January 7th (well past his Christmas due date, well past the 4 days late that Natalie was, well past the tax deduction due date of Dec 31, well past New Year’s Day and the 7 days … Continue reading

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Bedtime

Most of bedtime was fun tonight – it went a little long for my liking, with extra tuck-ins, but let’s focus on the positive.  With Nana and Pop here, we got to double up on reading, so Jordan and I … Continue reading

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Messages from School

Here were some messages we got from the kids’ teachers this weekend. On Monday (when we first went into the hospital) from Mrs. Brydges Jordan and Erin, Elliott is calm and happy. After he finished his math center, he asked … Continue reading

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Introducing Conor David

Welcome Conor David! Living up to one meaning of his name (strong willed), he arrived two weeks late on Jan. 7 at 5:08 p.m., weighing in at 10 lbs 5.6 oz, 23 inches, 38 cm head (average is 34, big … Continue reading

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Stubborn Blueberry

Blueberry is proving to be my most stubborn – or perhaps laziest – kid yet.  10 days past my due date and no contractions, just a fair amount of discomfort.  My boss has been kind enough to allow me to … Continue reading

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