Hi Ho Hi Ho

Started work this week.  I love my job.  I do.  It is my dream job.  Problem is, I still want to be home with the Squeaker and Chubs more than my dream job.  But that's life.  Lots of people would prefer to be home with their kids and can't be … [Read more...]

Ah luh u

Today was the first day that Olivia told me "I love you".  Unprompted.  She has said I love you before but in response to us telling her to say it. But today, we were both sitting around on a bunch of pillows half watching Martha Speaks and half … [Read more...]

Non-Alcoholic Drinks

But first, a quick aside - isn't this new site so pretty?  B is amazing and worked super hard to get the way I wanted it.  And I'm really picky.  Um, hun, could you just left justify that word but leave the rest centered? Um, could you make that the … [Read more...]

Welcome to the New Site

From Brandon: Welcome to the new V's Voice. I hope you will find Vanessa's site visually appealing, more feature rich and easier to use. If something within the design or structure doesn't seem to make sense, leave a comment on this post and let us … [Read more...]

Food Revolution

  Image by NatalieMaynor via Flickr I am totally, completely, absolutely in love with the idea of getting all of our food locally.  From local farms.  Local chickens.  Local pigs.  Local cows. Local McDonalds.  You get it.  It is one of the … [Read more...]

Why I Love My Husband

  Image via Wikipedia In a marriage it is so easy to get frustrated with your spouse and just go crazy nit-picking at every little thing that he does wrong.  I do it all the time.  Really I do.  Just ask him.  I'm such a hard-ass sometimes.  … [Read more...]

Stubborn as a Mule

Image via WikipediaLast night was not great, to say the least.  The Squeaker screamed off and on for 1 hour 43 minutes.  She just would not sit down or lie down until she was so extremely exhausted that she slumped down.  Here legs … [Read more...]

Cry It Out

Image by Sam Pullara via FlickrWe have no other recourse.  As much as I talked about how much I hate baby sleep books in the last post, we bought one more.  Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Baby by Marc Weissbluth.  I know whenever I get a … [Read more...]

Weaned, ER visit, Down with Sleep Books

Image via WikipediaIt has been crazy around this house.  Lots to tell.  I had posted about the first couple days of sleep training.  It got great really fast.  Amen.  Alleluia.  Until Day 8 or 9.  The Squeaker … [Read more...]