Monthly Archives: November 2011

Is it weird that…

…Emmeline doesn’t have any teeth yet?? We can’t even feel any points of teeth starting to through. Nothing. I don’t see how we’re supposed to progress beyond semi-mushy food until she gets at least one tooth. And while we’re wondering, is it weird that Jack only has two and is going to be one year […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Because all of our family lives at least 10 hours away, we don’t do much for Thanksgiving. Well, we eat. A lot. But other than the energy we expend to fix a plate of food, it’s pretty much nothing but rampant laziness around here for four days. This year, of course, we’re only as lazy […]

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Scarred for life.

I’ve read the baby books. Seriously. I’ve read a lot of baby books over the past 18 months. I know what vegetable a 16 week fetus most closely resembles. I know what colostrum is. I know that a baby’s eye color doesn’t fully stabilize until the two-to-three year mark (maybe longer). I’m not Dr. Spock; […]

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A visit from Grandma cheers us all up.

Our babysitter, Jessica, went to Arizona for short vacation and missed four days of work. Of course I picked up the phone and asked mom for help, and she was all too willing to drop everything and come and stay with us for a few days. I’m telling you, with these babies, I could get […]

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Help me, Obi Wan Kenobi…

I bought this costume for my niece Samantha two years ago and my SIL sent it with mom when she came to visit. It was too late for it to be her Halloween costume but I couldn’t resist trying it on her. The entire Hightower household (and Justin, who is a Fletcher, but I consider […]

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