Brothers

My boys, Aidan (9) and Quinlan (6) are really close brothers. Sometimes it is just proximity and sharing a room, and other times like tonight it is a shared experience and an enjoyment of each others company. That is not to say that my boys don’t fight. They do, all the time. They know each […] . . . → Read More: Brothers

Some Things Aren’t Any Easier the Second Time

I am well aware that Quinlan is his own little man and in a lot of ways totally different than his brother. I love that Quinlan share his brother’s sense of curiosity. I am a little less enthused that he shares Aidan’s and let’s face it, mine and Anthony’s, stubbornness and inability to do things […] . . . → Read More: Some Things Aren’t Any Easier the Second Time

Where is a Sleep Guru When You Need One?

When my now 10 month old was only 2 months old he slept like nobody’s business.  He would go to sleep around 11 pm and not wake until 5 am, nurse for a bit and go back to sleep for another few hours.  I still like between 8 and 9 hours of solid sleep myself, […] . . . → Read More: Where is a Sleep Guru When You Need One?

The New Bedroom

As most of you know we are trying to make room for another person to come into the house sometime this fall.  In preparation for this we have made room in Aidan’s bedroom and our bedroom for the new baby.  Since the closet was really being under (and badly) used, we took off the doors […] . . . → Read More: The New Bedroom