About Me


Southern New Jersey

I am a Mom to 2 amazing and fun daughters and wife to a great guy and a wonderful father!

My Complete Profile

Email Me

Kayla, my oldest. She is 4 1/2 and is a sweet, loving and silly little girl. She took us 2 ½ years and 3 IVF’s to conceive. Kayla is allergic to dairy. We manage her allergy and work to balance her safety with giving her a normal childhood. Kayla loves to read books and play games - she amazes me every day.

Alysa, my youngest. She is 3 years old and is a silly little spitfire. She’s our monkey and loves to climb on everything. She was a “natural” baby, but it was only b/c of my wonderful doctors that we were able to stop an impending miscarriage. Alysa suffers from Acid Reflux Disease and sleep apnea. She may be little, but she has a big personality. She adores her big sister and is so much fun to be around. She keeps me laughing every day.

Our Daily Reads
On My Nightstand
Photobucket Photobucket
Mothers Day 2009

Wednesday, August 12, 2009
What a day!!!
This has been a long week and it's only half over. I had an insanely busy week at work and worked late and from home Monday and Tuesday nights. This afternoon I ventured out to Kohl's to see if I could find some things that fit Kayla. She always needs the next size up in pants due to length but each year the waist gap gets bigger and bigger.

I did find a couple things that are borderline at Kohl's which I purchased with the hope that my alligator clip adjuster thingies would work well enough. And since I had a 20% off coupon I figured buy now and return later if needed. But even with those I was pretty bummed that I didn't find that much. To make the clothes thing worse, Alysa was a TERROR today. She is my shopper - loves to shop and is always so well behaved in the stores. Not today though. Oh man! She was in rare form. She was running away from me, pulling clothes off the rack and throwing them on the floor, hitting me, kicking me, pushing me and Kayla. In the dressing room she actually slapped me in the face! A couple times she hid or refused to come with me so I stood there and said she could stay. I never left her nor let her out of my sight, but Kayla freaked out thinking I'd leave her behind or she'd get lost. I kept telling Kayla I would NOT leave without her. I took away the only leverage I had (a toy fish she brought in with her) which she ended up losing the rest of the day. I'm telling you if she was older, she'd be grounded for the rest of the year. It was horrible and I just sucked it up and dealt with it b/c I was not coming back at another time.

When I was putting her in the car, she fought me the whole way and after her seat belt was on, I told her I was so mad at her but loved her. I then gave her a big kiss and I have to admit it made me laugh when that made her super mad! Serves her right.

Tonight, when J got home I took Kayla to Children's Place. I usually have luck there but for the summer I couldn't get her in any 4 bottoms. And now 4T pants are too short. Thankfully something went my way today and I hit the jackpot. All the 4's fit (although the jeans and kakhi's have to be adjusted in the waist). I was able to get quite a few outfits. Next stop will be Target, which usually works for her too at least to some extent. So depending how that goes I may be able to return some TCP things, but if not, at least I know I can get her pants that fit. And most of the stuff from Kohl's is going back. At least TCP is not insanely expensive, although it's more than I'd spend if I could get everything at Kohl's and Target. Oh well, such is the life of having a skinny minny. :)

At Children's Place, we were paying and Kayla said to me (pointing at a double stroller with 2 kids in it) that they dropped their goldfish. I looked over and sure enough I saw a goldfish on the floor. I then saw the whole bag on the floor. I'm pretty proud that Kayla's developing that eagle-food-eye. I had seen the stroller but she noticed the food before me. I made sure to tell her how proud I was too.

Now I'm off to bed as at TCP, Kayla fell and when I went to help her up I threw my back out. And I mean it's I can barely walk I have no idea how I'll get into my platform bed threw it out. It's bad. I think it's a night for Tylenol with Codeine.

posted at 8:52 PM  


Post a Comment

<< Home


Make your custom magnet at SupportOurRibbons.com
Blogs I Visit
Allergy Moms Blog
Are We There Yet
Big Blueberry Eyes
Check My Tag
Food Allergy FAQ
Fruit In Season (my Sister's blog)
Go Dairy Free
I'm a Drama Mama
Irish Triplets
My Daughters' Site
No Whey Mama
Our Story
Parenting a Child with Food Allergies
Parenting Solved
Pink Explosion
Principled Perspectives (my Father's blog)
Tuesday's Child

Blogs I've Designed
Fruit In Season
Principled Perspectives

Digi Scrap Blogs
Digi Treats by Pamela
Lindsay Jane Designs
Peppermint Creative
Sworda Scrappin
Tracy's Scraps


Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
Family Friendly Blogroll []

Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting
Sat Phot Hunt Blogroll []

Recent Posts
3 1/2 year old math
Happy 5th Birthday Kayla
Crabbing 2009
Kayla's Party
Beware of Jalapenos
First time solo
American Girl & Food Allergies
Our 4th in pictures

August 2006
September 2006
October 2006
November 2006
December 2006
January 2007
February 2007
March 2007
April 2007
May 2007
June 2007
July 2007
August 2007
September 2007
October 2007
November 2007
December 2007
January 2008
February 2008
March 2008
April 2008
May 2008
June 2008
July 2008
August 2008
September 2008
October 2008
November 2008
December 2008
January 2009
February 2009
March 2009
April 2009
May 2009
June 2009
July 2009
August 2009
September 2009
October 2009
November 2009

I'm Proud Of
Photobucket Photobucket

Mom Blogs The WeatherPixie
Subscribe with Bloglines

Blog Design by:

Image from:

Powered by: