Category Archives: Musings

Growing up too fast?

Gus-Gus is just about 16 months old now, and still breastfeeding. He’s gone on longer than my other boys, who still all made it past a year. The first one quit because I became pregnant again, the second because he … Continue reading

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Following the Leader

Gus-Gus loves to go outside. He wears shoes all day and won’t let me take them off, on the off chance he can sneak out the door with one of the big brothers. Lately, he’s started bringing me his jacket … Continue reading

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Sticks

What’s the deal with boys and sticks? Buzz is a classic example. He spends his days carrying one of the following: a Harry Potter wand (he owns four), a sword (he owns three), a broom (he has a short one, … Continue reading

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Public Enemies

Mr. Incredible and I took all four boys to the Olive Garden for dinner this weekend. (Stunned silence.) I used to think our boys were really well behaved in restaurants. A little noisy and excitable, but with a timely walk … Continue reading

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It’s a boy!

The first time I heard those three little words happened when my firstborn was emerging from the warm waters of the birthing tub. I think I laughed. Of course, how fitting, I thought. Life has prepared me for this boy. … Continue reading

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