Music to my ears

I had a doctor’s appointment this afternoon and we got to hear the baby’s heartbeat (or as Ava says “heartbeep”) for the first time! :) It sounded wonderful and strong and was 170 beats per minute which is normal for this stage in the pregnancy. We took along a tape recorder and recorded it, and,…

What a great day!

I had a wonderful Mother’s Day yesterday. :) It started off with Jody having breakfast ready when Ava and I woke up in the morning. Then I got some cards from Jody, Ava and my parents. And Jody and Ava got me some nice oven mitts (which I was desperately in need of since mine…

Happy Mother’s Day

I’ve seen variations of this floating around the Internet lately and thought it was particularly appropriate for Mother’s day. It’s quite touching and made me tear up when I read it. —————————- FOR ALL THE MOMS… This is for all the mothers who DIDN’T win Mother of the Year in 2005. All the runners-up and…

TV talk

And now for a light-hearted entry. ;) SPOILER AHEAD!!! Consider yourself warned. Anyone watch the season finale of “The Office” last night?? Were you shocked that Jim revealed his feelings to Pam? And that they kissed? I think what was more shocking was the fact that Pam acted like she was so surprised that Jim…

13 weeks today – pregnancy talk

This (my pregnancy ticker I have in my signature on some of the msg boards I visit) made me smile when I saw it today. Baby is practicing smiling, grimacing, frowning and squinting. Awww. :) I’m 13 weeks today so I’m not sure if I’m officially in the second trimester this week or next, but…

NY Times article about Hypnobirthing

You may or may not know that Jody and I took five weeks of Hypnobirthing classes in preparation for Ava’s birth. The techniques learned in the class, along with the relaxation cd and book, helped me tremendously during my labor with Ava. I have several friends who have taken the classes as well and have…

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