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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Witness the Fitness!

October 31, 2009 at 18:34

Mama Lewis


Watch in awe as May prepares for London 2012. She bounces up and down herself. I’m only supporting her. Supporting her almost 16 lbs. Bouncing. Bouncing. All day long. Why aren’t I as fit as she is? (Don’t answer that.)

Best husband ever!

October 30, 2009 at 14:08

Mama Lewis


Here’s where we went: Fariyhill Absolutely gorgeous. Very romantic. May didn’t miss us in the slightest. And, of course, the one thing I forgot to put on the list of infinite solutions to possible baby disasters was missing: How to release the brakes on the stroller. Her Nana figured it out. I don’t think she […]

Sneaky Getaway

October 29, 2009 at 16:27

Mama Lewis


Tonight, my husband and I abandon May for the night. The entire night. He is taking me away to a surprise location for the evening. May will stay in the loving and spoiling arms of her Nana in Wales. I made out a ridiculously long list of instructions for my MIL. It was so long, […]


October 28, 2009 at 22:10

Mama Lewis


From an early age, I chatted endlessly to May. I say early because I really came into my own when we came home. The hospital felt stifling and as a parent you always have someone within range. Nurses are very caring, but their stream of suggestions also instills doubt, or in me, uncomfortable self-consciousness. What’s […]

This week I’m… (update)

October 26, 2009 at 22:44

Mama Lewis


May’s birthday list of achievements fails to recognize some of her cognitive developments. Of course, I have a totally unbiased assessment of my 0.5 year-old daughter’s cognitive abilities. I find that games, such as Peek-a-Boo (a very technical and complex game of skill), garners more laughter. She also giggles at sounds she likes. Only a […]