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The Inevitable Heartache

Dear Babram, Today I read a news article about how a community put together a birthday party re-do for a 6-year-old boy after not one of the 16 invited children came to his birthday party. THIS.  THIS is my BIGGEST fear.  Not no one showing up for your birthday, but dealing with the inevitable heartache…

An Evening with Dylan

Dear Babram, Picture it… Daddy is lying on his back on the floor.  You stand over his head and “fuff.”  And so the conversation starts: Daddy – Oh! Dylan fuffed! Dylan – *giggles* – NO! Daddy fuffed! Daddy – No, I think Dylan fuffed! Dylan – No, Mommy fuffed. Daddy – No, I think Dylan…

My Favorite Milestone

Dear Babram, Tonight during storytime, when I said “I love you Dylan” you looked back at me and said, “I love you mommy.”  It was the first time you said it.  It was…surreal.  The best part – I feel like you understood what you were saying.  I screamed for daddy to come in and asked…

Preschool – 2 Years Old

Dear Babram, This year you have had quite a few transitions.  It’s been hard for me to fully understand what you’re going through as you transitioned from crib to bed, sippy cup to regular cup and of course the whammy transition to big brother.  Except this one – the transition to preschool.  This has meant…

Big Boy Room

Dear Babram, A month ago you gave mommy and daddy quite a scare when you tried to climb out of your crib.  You decided to try your acrobatic skills out the day of the gender reveal party…not stressful at all!  That night, we started talking about transitioning you to a bed.  It’s not that simple…