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Archive for April, 2007

Feats of strength!

All night I got pumped up dreaming about it. They said it could’t be done until I was four months old. Whatever! Okay, time to mentally prepare myself. Lift that head! Rock it to the side! Hup! Hup, hup! Over! Whew!

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A Grand day

First I wake up with Grandma… We spend some quality time together… And then I go for a nap in the stroller. But when I wake up… Another Grandma? Wow! So much excitement. I need to chill out in the swing. Grandpa was here too but I had to stay away ’cause he was sick. […]

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More Colm

Hmmm… I will consider your proposal carefully.

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Cradled by friends and family

We are being showered with love and help from friends and family. Special thanks to Christina and Jon who hosted a baby shower for us, took care of our dog Hershey while we were in the hospital, and loaned us many things including a crib. We came home from the hospital to find that Christina […]

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Happy Easter!

We had a nice day yesterday. First Colm helped us make some phone calls to the family… Then we tried to get a family picture in front of the garden, but as soon as we got outside it started to rain… so we were a little rushed. It made for a good laugh though. Whew! […]

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Family time

Yawn! Colm with Grandma Kimble Colm and Jami Love that mama

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Well, that’s a tricky question, isn’t it? We’re pronouncing it “cullum”. At first, even though we knew it wasn’t a traditional pronunciation, we were planning on pronouncing it the way an American would guess based on the spelling, with a long “o” (like “Coleman”), and one syllable. There is an advantage to having your name […]

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Colm Jamison McLain

Baby has a name! We weren’t quite prepared when he was born, but we finally got some quality time with the baby name book and made a decision. His first name is Colm. It’s an Irish name meaning “dove”, which fits him very well because he is a gentle sweetheart. (Just watch, now he’ll grow […]

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I like to eat and sleep

Baby is repeating an infinite loop over and over every three hours: wake up diaper change eat sleep This is more complicated than it sounds because we have to help him along with his feeding. Since he’s a preemie, he’s too sleepy to get everything he needs from breastfeeding. So first we have to load […]

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