Articles from June 2008



Angel baby

I’ve been wanting to post this for about two weeks, but I haven’t had time, what with moving and all. Duplo is an amazingly good baby. He sleeps well most nights, nurses like a pro since day one, and is generally easy going when he’s awake. He likes to lie on the floor or in […]

Kids say the darndest things.

Something Lego said yesterday: “The airport is all done working on the rain.” The funny thing is, with a little effort, I figured out what he meant.

Epidural?

Some of the comments on my birth story post got me thinking about the advantages and disadvantages of natural birth as opposed to epidurals. Just after delivery, I thought I would probably not want to deliver naturally again. By the next day, I felt pretty unsure. Now, a week later, I can see myself doing […]

Reader’s Digest Version

For those of you who don’t want all the gory details but still want to know how everything went, here’s the short version: I went into labor at 4:20 a.m. on Thursday. We arrived at the hospital at 7:30 a.m. Duplo was born at 10:05. My sister and Jon Boy were there, which was great. […]

Birth Story, the Sequel

I blogged about Lego’s birth soon after he was born, so I wanted to do the same for Duplo’s (Daniel=Duplo). This one went pretty much exactly as planned. I’ve had some people ask how “going natural” went as opposed to having an epidural. I’ll try to be as honest as possible about everything. Sorry in […]