Here’s the latest new thing: Theo has started cooing immediately after his bottle. He started this in the middle of the night last night and it carried through the day.
When Theo was born, my breasts would not be ready to feed him for another week or so. Because I had gestational diabetes, my labor was induced on my due date, and to make things worse I had to undergo a C-section. Whatever triggers milk let-down was not ready yet. There was a mere drop […]
I named this site The Pookster after one of baby Theo’s many, many nicknames. His father and I come up with new ones all the time (and some have even been retired by now.) Here’s a partial list: Sparrow Zhook Zhook (zhook means bug in Russian, however it’s spelled) Little Man Pook Pookateer The Pookster […]
Our house is being fumigated this week because we have wood-boring beetle damage under the floors. Yes, this means the big circus tent over the house. So we are staying elsewhere. Surviving at the Motel 6 I originally reserved 4 nights for us at Motel 6. I have no idea what I was thinking. It […]
We have three cats and a cat door. Sometimes a cat brinsg in live prey so that he can play with it in a more contained environment. I wish this were not the case. Here is what I came home to this afternoon: The couch by the front door. Dove feathers. Behind the couch. The […]