Archive for August, 2007

I Need a Post Vacation Vacation


The vacation verdict is in.Travel with a four year is not a vacation in the true sense of the word.We returned this week from a 10 day stay upstate. While it was good to get away, I can't say that I've come home rejuvenated.Seth completely rejected the notion of ...

What does full-term mean?


According to my "Pregnancy Journal," 77 more days to go until due date. I do understand that "77" means "anywhere between 63 and 91 days", of course, with the doctor's permission. It is interesting that although many books say a normal full-term is between 38 and 42 weeks, ...

40 Something Birthday Quandry


My birthday is Saturday, and I don't know how to celebrate. We leave on vacation on Sunday, so there is much to do to prepare, but I don't want to lose sight of my special day.Growing up, I was always super sensitive about my birthdays. I recall one year my ...

Hypochondriac and pregnant


It's been about a month or so, I have had strange soreness in my groin area, on and off, nothing serious. I attributed it to the extra weight I have been schlepping along: no big deal. Until last Friday. The pain was sudden and breathtaking, I could ...

Hold that Vacation Thought….


Seth's last day of summer camp is today. Where does time go? June and July totally flew, and before you know it, he'll be in pre-K in September.We leave in a week for what has become our annual family trip upstate NY. We vacation with my dad, ...