I watched an interesting video on how overprotected our kids are today. It’s amazing to see Noah grow up and learn things at the various stages of development. Some of which hurt him as he learns (falling down as he learns to pull himself up on things and hitting his head on furniture as he [...]
I’ve uploaded some videos of Noah. If you’d like to see them head over to my youtube profile. (or of course you can check it out on my blueswarm profile and keep up with everything I have going on).
The Pediatricians Being the responsible parents we’d like to think we are, we interviewed a pediatrician a couple months before Noah was born.Â We planned on interviewing a few and then deciding which to go with.Â But the first pediatrician we interviewed really aced our novice questioning and eased our concerns so we decided to [...]
The First Few Weeks After the birth I was worn out. I was alert because of the excitement but I felt like I had just taken some antihistamine, like I was in a haze. I figured after a couple hours of sleep and something to eat I would feel a lot better. Over three weeks [...]
The Home Birth A lot of people are surprised when they hear that Amber gave birth at home.Â Originally our plan was to do it naturally (no medications and the very least amount of interventions) in the hospital.Â All along I was pushing for a home birth, but convincing Amber was tough.Â I tried to [...]
The day is quite vivid in my mind. It was late July, 2006. The summer weather was ramping up. It was sunny, and for all it’s faults CTU had a great courtyard with well maintained gardens. Amber worked late that day. I got there at my usual time, about 7 a.m. that morning. Amber called [...]