Teething: the reason we can’t remember when we were babies & toddlers

February 18, 2011

We all know babies get crabby when they are teething, but there are so many other symptoms that can be linked to teething it’s maddening. Drooling Runny Nose Crabby/Fussiness Diarrhea Sleeplessness Fever Red cheeks Refusal of food Vomiting With all of these possible symptoms, how are you supposed to know when it’s teething, and when […]

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Calling All iPhone Moms…. What app can’t you live without?

February 3, 2011

I’m on my second iPhone and I love it. Not only do I have my e-mail, calendar and access to the Internet with me all day, I have found so many apps that really make my life easier. I currently have 6 pages of apps, but most of them are games for littleBee1, my 4 […]

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I was a bit skeptical about the weather reports, but have to admit that I’m secretly excited about all the snow!

February 2, 2011

YEAH…. IT’s a SNOW DAY!  The weather crew in Chicago was right, we got snow, and a whole bunch! I think we got 15 plus inches and the blowing has created huge drifts of snow. It was so windy last night that the windows howled, the flag pole rattled and the house was filled with […]

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No, I’m not a schedule Nazi, I just like to have a little alone time!

January 28, 2011

When I had littleBee1, I had no idea what I was doing. I remember the same phrase enter my mind…, “What was I thinking?” because my life had changed so drastically. I had wondered how I made it through life never hearing how hard it was to be a mom. I even asked another mom why she didn’t […]

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UGH….Why oh why did we watch Scooby Doo?

January 20, 2011

littleBee1 is 4 years old. Her favorite TV shows for the past few months have been Max & Ruby, Curious George, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Olivia and Caillou. All innocent shows with lessons to be learned, and yes, as you can see I allow her to watch TV, even though it isn’t recommended for her age. Life happens and […]

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Shopping with triplets plus 1, is it possible or even necessary?

January 5, 2011

Going grocery shopping just isn’t the same anymore. When I was pregnant with my triplets, I was put on ‘house-rest’ around 24 weeks. My OB/GYN’s definition of house-rest meant that I could not leave my house, and I needed at least 6 hours of inactivity. This changed my world! I was the sole grocery shopper […]

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Joke from a 4 year old…

December 19, 2010

littleBee1 told me her first joke. What did the bee say to the flower? Hello Honey, get it… Hello Honey.

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Cloth Diapers – they’ve come a long way baby!

December 1, 2010

When I found out I was having triplets, I started calculating how many diapers I would need to purchase in a year. Not a good idea when you need to keep your stress level in check. I think the average is 8-10 for the first several months and then goes down to 7-8. I’d do […]

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4 year old rapper?

November 20, 2010

After asking my 4 year old the same question 3x this morning she finally answered me by saying… “Make up your mind, look online, boom it’s gone, boom it’s gone.” SERIOUSLY!!

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Triplets turn 1

November 17, 2010

Yep, just celebrated the babies 1st year. Everyone always tells you that time flies by faster and faster as you get older and it’s hard to imaging that it can just keep speeding by. I used the little bees theme for their party. Yellow and black, and even borrowed littlebee1′s bees from her honeybee game. […]

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