Tag Archives: teething

From Better to Worth

So we’re starting a new chapter.  Unfortunately, it feels as if it’s taking a very long time to turn the damn page.  I’ll get to be in the office for a whopping combined total of 5 ½ hours today and … Continue reading

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The Moan Ranger

After the bombshell of being forced to go to half-time at Stella’s school, I started looking at everyone’s calendars.  I already have/had work obligations scheduled for next week, and with Will working retail, a blood sacrifice (goat or virgin, or … Continue reading

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To Grandmother’s House Oui Go

I wonder if anyone has ever gone to trial for murder by sleep deprivation?  In all seriousness, I think my children are trying to kill me – very very slowly.  First there is Stella:  nearly 3 years of sleepless nights … Continue reading

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An eyetooth for an eyetooth

For the past week and a half or so, we’ve been dealing with a pretty severe case of teething.  From what I can tell, all 4 eyeteeth are working their way in.  You can imagine the results: sleeping problems, loss … Continue reading

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It was the best of times, it was the purse of times

I’m still often surprised at the things I hear coming out of my own mouth since becoming a mom.  One of the first times I ever just stopped and wondered if I had gone mad was when I caught myself … Continue reading

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Live and Let Diet, Vol. 4

We have now survived 5 full days on the Dukan Diet.  If I never see another piece of sirloin, it’ll be too soon.  The weight continues to drop, but only at about a pound a day.  I figure we’ll make … Continue reading

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“Pop”-ed Liver

As we navigate the treacherous tides of teething, it seems pretty apparent that I am Number One in the Universe right now.  This does not mean that she’s always happy when I’m around, but if I am around along with … Continue reading

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American Chomper

My kid cut her first tooth right at 8 months.  Once that occurred, things seemed to (at least visually) stall a bit.  She would act “toothy” every few days with the typical side effects: drooling, gnawing on any available surface … Continue reading

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The Bite Runner

The teething phenomenon seems to be reaching a crescendo.  It’s as if someone has taken my sweet little girl and replaced her with some kind of demonic half rodent/half puppy.  She’s chewing on absolutely everything, be it animal, vegetable, or … Continue reading

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Oh Chum All Ye Faithful

It’s been a hectic few weeks for our little gang.  As previously-documented, we all survived the plague.  The baby weathered it better than the grown ups, but I honestly wouldn’t have it any other way.  We also have had 3 … Continue reading

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