Rough Weekend

I was feeling pregnant for well over a week.  Not only was I feeling it but I was looking it.  My belly was sticking out the way it did with my first pregnancy at 15 weeks.  All my usual symptoms were back:   fatigue, craving protein, acid reflux and hyper sense of smell.  I took … Continue reading Rough Weekend


It’s my birthday today.  I’m 38.  I’m exactly where I wanted to be at this age.  I’m happily married.  I have a child whom I get to spend my days with.  She is my full-time job. These were the things I really, really wanted for my life by this age.  Some parts seem to have … Continue reading 38

Mt. Baldy

Hubby didn’t have to go to work today.  It rained last night, which means the mountains are full of snow so we took the day to go to Mt. Baldy.  It was about an hour and a half from home to the top of the mountain. We focused on P experiencing the snow instead of … Continue reading Mt. Baldy

Baby Worries

We’ve officially started trying to have another baby.  We started in October but both in October and November either me or D were sick during the prime conception time.  I didn’t realize it until now but December and January were very stressful with my father’s passing in January.  February was the first month we were … Continue reading Baby Worries


P’s been sick since February 24. I’ve been sick since the 17th.  Both of us went to the doctor this week.  She is on antibiotics.  Dr. Shulman heard something in her lungs but he didn’t think it was bacterial.  None the less he felt its a mild case of pneumonia.  I still hear the congestion … Continue reading Sick


Every time we’re downtown I’m grateful for the experience of being there.  LA has so much to offer culturally.  The view from music class is of the Disney Concert Hall.  It thrills me to know that while getting exposure to one art form we also get another, just by osmosis.  The day P visits Bilbao, … Continue reading Downtown

Tape it!

The lovely and amazing T gave me the book First Art: Art Experiences for Toddlers and Twos.  It’s been a fantastic book.  Yesterday we did the taping session.  I took out different shaped boxes and containers from our recycling can and then I set out many, many pieces of different kinds of tape.  P was … Continue reading Tape it!