and the baby shall be called...
we have finally finally picked a date for harley’s naming - the ceremony of giving her a hebrew name and thereby basically welcoming her into the jewish community. her hebrew name will be hagit (or chagit), which means ‘to celebrate.’ we didn’t really have any requirements picking this name, we just started with the letter “H” to stay consistent with her...
pretty psyched about bathtime
the state 'fair'
a while back i promised (threatened?) to put up some pics from the state fair (i’m enjoying saying this in my head with a very ‘meh’ tone to the word fair. so it’s kind of like a double entendre (or maybe just a homonym?). only i’m not sure how to get that across except to explain my dumb joke with a lot of words. so now it’s not funny anymore.) we went to a...
or, how i came to spend four days in the hospital with my seven-month old daughter. so, what the hell happened?? a week ago monday, harley woke up extra early with a loud, barking cough - so i took her to the pediatrician (yay for weekday morning walk-in hours!) to get it checked out. the doctor saw her, told me it was croup, but since it’s a viral infection there wasn’t much to...
back at it
lots to say about my totally unplanned vacation. probably too much to catch up on… anything you wanna tell me?? SO much work to do and SO many emails to read and UGH. but i’m so happy that my little harley doll is back in action. she’s staying home one more day with her grandma, and it’s back to all her friends at day care tomorrow. what a week it was. more to come...
i got *really* into work (i mean, on a friday?! who am i??)… and i just realized that even if i leave rightnow i wouldn’t make the 7pm train. faaaack. i have, like, thirteen family members currently gathered at my house for a bbq. oh well, it’s not really like they’re there to see me anyway. since the next train isn’t until 7:20… i guess i’ll just do...
it's called ...compromise
and i hear it’s a pretty good way to keep a marriage going. and the margaritas that greg promised to have made and waiting for me when i get home probably won’t hurt, either. (i know this pool is kind of cheesy. i think it makes it ok to be a little bit cheesy as long as you know you’re being a little bit cheesy.) (mmm cheesy.)
some grown-up stuff (boo)
you might think that because we own a house we’re “settled.” we’re really not. we frequently discuss if we want to stay in this house “long term,” if we plan to move on soon, or - if it’s something more in the middle - what the varying degrees of “for a little while” might look like. there’s a pretty solid list of reasons i love the...
i forgot how much i love wine on a weeknight
I’ll need this as a reminder to myself tomorrow morning when i’m saying, “never do that agaiiiin!”
Newsflash: San Francisco (still) much fucking... →
let 'er rip
i found out about the site productiveparenting.com when tamara mentioned it yesterday. i decided to check it out and sign up for the daily email of activities to try with harley, geared exactly for her age and development. today’s activity was ‘tearing.’ This activity will be entertaining and help develop motor skills. Children love to tear paper! Take a couple of old...