Archive for July, 2009

One Year Since…

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Barring anything totally catastrophic happening today, we have made it a full year since Tad broke his femur. He’s come such a long way since then, and it’s amazing how his body has completely recovered itself. He hasn’t had a limp in months. His legs match each other in length. He runs, climbs, and pedals […]


Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

We’re trying. We’re trying so hard. My goal is to get Tad to use the potty at least once a day. Since I declared that goal for myself on Monday, it has happened exactly… once. On Monday. In the meantime, I’m thinking about investing in plastic covers for the couch. Truthfully, I want to be […]

Tad Speaks – his opinion on bedtime

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Tad was trying to avoid bedtime last night with a passion. And his opinions are becoming quite clear – and quite clearly verbalized, to boot. For example, after I got home from the library yesterday afternoon, Tad meandered over to me as I was sitting on the couch, and casually said, “Mama, I wan’ Mickey […]

Baby Friend

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Last Saturday, Handy Mom came over to play with me, and brought Handy Boy and Handy Baby to play with Ane and Tad. Ane got to do one of her favorite things: hold Handy Baby. Handy Baby didn’t mind… for a few pictures’ worth of time, anyway. Yes, Ane loves her baby friends. And they […]