When is the right time to do your first night away from your child? Who really knows, but due to circumstance and how busy our life seems to be, we did our first overnight away from Sammy when he was 13 months old. I think we all would have been fine doing it sooner but as I … [Read more...]
Nicknames: What’s In a Name?
As you probably know, Little Browne's real name is Samuel. Samuel Liberty, in fact. The middle name Liberty has been in the family since 1776, so we thought we'd honor tradition and carry it on, but that's another story. This story is about my curiosity around names and … [Read more...]
Beware of the Sneezing Baby (with Food in His Mouth)
There are a lot of very interesting things that first time parents go through and learn. I have discussed some of those things on here before but I recently noticed another â??patternâ? with our little dude. The Sneezing Baby. You may or may not have gone through this … [Read more...]
Who’s That Guy In The Mirror?
I recently went back through my Facebook stream as well as Little Browneâ??s Facebook stream to the day he was born. Talk about interesting. It seems like so long ago yet feels like yesterday. He will be nine months old tomorrow, Friday July 12, and I am often still stuck in this … [Read more...]
Newborns; How to Win When Wrestling With a 3-Week Old
Our little Sammy has just passed his 3-week birthday this week and we're over the moon in love with him! He's a great baby, super cute, and just has a way of grabbing your heart and drawing you in. We find ourselves staring at him, laughing at his funny little mannerisms and … [Read more...]
To Reproduce or Not to Reproduce
I used to have these thoughts in my head of having a couple of kids in my early twenties…now at 35 and no kids to be seen the question came up in a more serious nature in the summer of 2011. Annie and I spent a little bit of time here and there chatting about the why’s and why … [Read more...]