Wednesday, December 21, 2011


I know-- I haven't blogged in FOREVER.  I've just been busy doing real life stuff.  Like wrapping a mound of presents.  Which is what I need to do RIGHT NOW because I sent Ben out to buy cookie ingredients for tomorrow's bake fest because I couldn't possibly go myself because I am too busy wrapping!

Also, the baby has been a total PITA lately-- too old to just fall asleep wherever the hell he is and too little to take good naps.  Blurgh.  Today, we were home all day, and his little special snowflake self took 3 pretty okay ones.  But we can't be home all day everyday, so he is going to have to go with the flow, man.  He's just been so damn cranky between the hours of 4 and 6:30-- it's distracting us, and I end up working out after the kids go to bed which has destroyed my blogging time.  Also?  He is starting to hate the swaddle, but he can't sleep without it because these bastard arms keep flying up and smacking him in the face and stealing his pacifier.  He has no idea where they're coming from or how to stop them.

Phew-- this was a total ice breaker post.  Now I can come back more often.  More wrapping.  See ya.


  1. Ugh, the baby awkward phase. It gets better. James can take anywhere from 1-4 naps in a day of varying lengths and start times and be JUST FINE. And by just fine I mean today he missed his afternoon nap and I had to feed him Smarties so C and W could finish making gingerbread houses at a friend's house without a major freakout.

    Glad you're back!

  2. I'm glad you're back too! Love the family photo! I had a marathon wrapping session last week when Sam was out of town. I'm thinking anything else that arrives is just getting the 'ol tissue paper and bag treatment! Happy Holidays!

  3. Your picture is freaking adorable!

  4. You know what you have to do. You must go cold-turkey on the swaddle. It will be hell for one night, awful for a second and bad for a third and then he'll be used to it and sleeping again. You can do it!!!!