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Nothing can break a mama’s heart like a sick baby.
Nothing can make a mama feel more helpless than holding a quivering, crying, hot baby and not being able to make it all better.
Little Eli spent the majority of Sunday with a 102+ fever. He was miserable. He wouldn’t eat, wouldn’t drink, wouldn’t play. He just curled up in my arms and whimpered.
So, we nestled into our favorite snuggle spot on the couch and pulled Grammy’s quilt up to our chins. We watched his favorite…Continue
Added by Casi Ortiz (mamacravings) on July 24, 2012 at 10:26am — No Comments
When I was a little girl, one of my favorite activities was running through our little sprinkler. It would wave slowly back and forth as the four of us jumped and weaved in and out of the sprays of water. Every half hour or so, my mother would move our fun to another spot in the yard. As a child, I thought that was weird. It took a few summers to realize, that our favorite toy’s actual purpose was to water the yard. …Continue
Added by Casi Ortiz (mamacravings) on July 17, 2012 at 4:57pm — No Comments
When experiences or situations are less than delightful, I tend to air on the side of The Glad Game. The optimistic Pollyanna introduced the world this game. The rules are quite simple: no matter what you’re going through, there can be something to be glad about.
My dear friend …Continue
Added by Casi Ortiz (mamacravings) on July 13, 2012 at 9:41am — No Comments
The accidents. The triumphs. The laundry.
I get a lot of sympathetic pats on the backs and “Bless your heart” when I mention that we are knee deep into potty training. And goodness, I need it. (Read more)
Added by Casi Ortiz (mamacravings) on July 8, 2012 at 7:58pm — No Comments