• Motherhood,  Story Time

    3 Month Chunk-date

    Oh man! I can’t believe my little chunk is already 3 months old. They tell you it goes by fast but I guess I just didn’t think it would go by THIS fast. My baby boy has grown so much and right before my eyes, too! From finding his hands and getting coordinated enough to bring them to his face to suck and chew on to beginning to track objects with his eyes in a fluid motion. It’s all so much and everyday it’s a new thing that he’s somehow seemed to learn overnight. He laughs and smiles at eye contact, his own image (pictures or reflection, he doesn’t discriminate),…

  • Story Time

    The Chunk’s Not Feeling Well

    All of my life I’ve been obsessed with documenting everything. Keeping track of dates, times, anniversaries, etc. Making sure that when I’m old and grey, I can remember it all again. There was no exception made when I had Winston. I document everything from his firsts to his everyday eating, sleeping and diapering. About 5 days ago, I started to notice a trend with his feedings. They were going from 15-20 minutes at each feed down to 8-10 minutes and kept reducing until he was at 6 minutes tops. Everyone kept telling me that he was just going through a developmental leap and that it’d be over in a week.…

  • Motherhood,  Story Time

    Meet The Chunk

    On the 11th of May, I came in for my weekly anatomy scan and check up at 38 weeks 5 days pregnant. It was there that they told me that my sweet Winston was predicted to be about 12 pounds and not only that but   my blood pressure was too high and I was going to need to be admitted. Having joked my whole pregnancy about “giving birth to a whole football player” since I was born at 11 pounds, I was a little sick to my stomach with the thought that he could actually be 12 pounds. Now all the people recently asking me if I was having twins…