We’ve Got a Parrot!
Madelyn got her tubes put in approximately 4 weeks ago and within days, transformed into a human parrot. Her vocabulary has almost tripled, and she is so happy! She can now say ‘eat’ when hungry, ‘mil’ for milk when she wants something to drink, and can repeat almost anything that...Read More
Happy St Patrick’s Day!
For those of you not fortunate enough to be in or around Denver today, You. Totally. Missed. Out!!! Today was an absolutely gorgeous day that was perfect for being outside and walking around downtown. Sure, you were there with probably 100,000 of your closest new best friends, but, hey, at...Read More
Finally got the answers I wanted to hear! Madelyn will be getting tubes put in sometime in the very near future and has been referred to a speech pathologist! She ‘technically’ passed her hearing test Monday, but still had fluid behind her ear on the left side. The ENT...Read More
The Toy Fund
And so its happened. I always knew it would, but was hoping that my child would be different and forever stay a baby, just like I am forever 24 in my head. For Christmas this year, Jon’s parents gave Madelyn a gift card to Target with the explicit intructions...Read More
Wait…It’s Almost March?!
Its almost the end of February and I don’t know where the time went! I barely remember this month starting and here it is already coming to an end. We went to a Superbowl party down the street to watch the game at the beginning of the month and...Read More
Putting Things in Perspective
When Madelyn was born, I had grandoise visions of being able to document her life every few days via this blog for her, and friends and family near and far. I did good for a bit, and then life happened and things got busier. I have gotten better about...Read More
Great Renovation of 2011 Complete!!
FINALLY! We started early this spring with renovations and it has taken most of the summer for us to get everything done. We’ve painted the whole downstairs, taken out all the carpet/linoleum and replaced with hardwood floors, added trim to the windows (since they don’t do window trim out...Read More
Big Kids and a Rufus Carcass
Madelyn has never really played with kids her own age. She’s always wanted to be with the big kids, even before she could crawl. She loves going to Kids Club on the weekends while I’m at the gym. I often come back to get her after my class and...Read More
Always Playing Catch-Up
This month has been a flurry of activity! We had family from Ohio visiting at the beginning of the month and midway through the month, Madelyn and I travelled back to Virginia to be the ones visiting! Throw in Jon’s birthday, our 5 year wedding anniversary, Madelyn’s 1st birthday...Read More
Fourth of July and Ohio Visitors
For 4th of July this year, we looked at taking a trip somewhere in the west – Utah, Arizona, Montana – somewhere new. Unfortunately with the western states, they are HUGE!! Most of the places we were wanting to visit were over 6 hours away and most were closer...Read More