12 Years Ago Today. The Time Beau Threw His Back Out After I Gave Birth.

****This was originally posted on May 12, 2014. The actual events took place 12 years ago today at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn. We had a blast retelling this story at Lucy's birthday dinner last night so thought I'd share again. Giving birth to my third child was an experience I'll never forget, for many reasons. The days leading up to my delivery we had a squirrel living in our attic. It scared the hell out of me. A guy came and set up a trap and everyone reassured me…

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Another Terrorist Attack. What the Hell is Going On In the World?

Sometimes I have a hard time sleeping. Early this morning around 2:45am I was half asleep when one of my little darlings crawled into my bed. Now that my kids are getting older I enjoy this time of the night. It's my time to hold them while I still can. Pretty soon they'll be too big to climb into my bed. I love holding them and smelling their hair. Still damp from their bedtime bath. I want to bottle it up and keep that smell forever. I love how they…

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