January 2010, Facebook: ‘My little guy came home from school today and his daily sheet said that he had been very sweet and wiped the tears of a friend who was crying. I told him, “Spencer…Mommy is so proud of you. Your teachers said that you were very nice today and wiped your friend’s tears […]Read More Hey! Where’d she go?
What Should I Read Next? Episode 106 I’m honored to have been asked to participate in Anne Bogel’s amazing podcast: What Should I Read Next? I’ve been a huge fan for a couple of years and have listened to every episode so I was incredibly excited to get to be Anne’s guest for Episode 106. […]Read More That’s ME! What Should I Read Next? Episode 106
Facebook, August 2012: ‘Funniest moment of the day: Having given him 15 minutes to swim before bedtime (our house has its own pool), we set a timer for the boy. Suddenly the back door flies open…he has decided he needs to poop and is yelling, ‘Stop the clock! Stop the clock!’ So we took our […]Read More Back to Why Mama Panda – Part 5
This is the last installment of The Birth Story but it’s a long one. Thank you for sticking with me! So, Kylene didn’t feel any cervix and I wasn’t totally clear about what that meant (not to mention the fact that I was in hard labor and was probably not sure what anything meant!) Hubs […]Read More The Rest of the Birth Story
So I included the picture above for those of you who don’t REALLY want to read the details of a birth story. I thought the fact that The Dude is still covered in vernix and my ‘bits and pieces’ are nearly showing would be a good indicator of exactly how much detail we’re about to […]Read More The Birth Story – Part 3
All these photos are from the year before The Dude was diagnosed with PANDAS. He literally had 7-8 costumes and wore them every day throughout the month of October. He loved Halloween and it made me so happy because I love it too! Halloween is melancholy for me now for a couple of reasons: My first real […]Read More Halloween is Melancholy for Mama Panda
So, we leave Professionals for Women’s Health. I’m sobbing. Hubs is trying to calm me down. I’m convinced that no other doctor is going to be willing to see us and that I’m going to have to come back to these awful people. By the time we get home, I’m in ‘go mode.’ (That’s what […]Read More The Birth Story – Part 2