I woke up this morning and knew that that one percent extra wasn’t going to happen. 

I’m sitting on the couch crying because I just got off the phone with my mom asking if she could keep Penny tonight. I’m torn between feeling guilty for being a wimp and proud of myself for recognizing I needed extra help today.  I know Penny needs me and wants me, because she’s just a…… Continue reading I woke up this morning and knew that that one percent extra wasn’t going to happen. 

One Percent

About a week before Penny’s 7 month “birthday” she started cutting a new tooth. Fast forward two weeks, and she’s now cutting three…with a possible fourth just waiting to erupt. About that same time she started a new developmental leap (yes, I have a copy of The Wonder Weeks), which means additional crankiness, clinging, less sleep,…… Continue reading One Percent

7 months

She now seems so big… Penny loves rolling around and trying to scoot (she can pivot on her belly like nobody’s business). She babbles even more, and has added the “mmmm” and “ma” sounds to her vocabulary. It sounds like she says “mama” and I love it. She sits up well but hasn’t yet graduated…… Continue reading 7 months