Monthly Archives: February 2012

Relinquishing Control I Never Had In The First Place

The first weeks of motherhood were pretty exciting, if I’m remembering correctly. There were, of course, struggles. I desperately wanted to breast feed, but after many weight checks at the pediatrician and what seemed like daily visits to the lactation … Continue reading

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A Teachable Moment

Today when I was making my bed I tugged a little too hard on the bedspread and ended up thumping my hand against the wall. (Strange way to begin a blog post, isn’t it?) I said, “Ow. Ouch! OWWWW!” … before … Continue reading

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The Tooth Fairy: A Dream Come True!

Since my girls were tiny I’ve not been looking forward to the time when their baby teeth would be ready to come out. This may be, partly, because I never enjoyed the process much myself. I wouldn’t hear of anyone … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Low Blood Sugar

I’ve been a diabetic since 1980. For anyone who’s counting, that’s a long time.  And while I so far seem to have escaped the dangers that high sugars present (like blindness and kidney failure, to name a few), I’ve begun … Continue reading

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The Wonder That Is Kindergarten

Today I was in Katey’s kindergarten classroom helping some of the kids with journal writing. Sometimes, Katey’s in my group and sometimes, not. I love getting to work with my daughter, but, regardless, I enjoy being there. I love that … Continue reading

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I’ll Tell You What Happened to Winter

Admittedly, this has been one of the milder winters I can remember. And I hear lots of local folks wondering aloud where winter went this year. Allow me to clear up this conundrum for you. Winter has been RIGHT. HERE. … Continue reading

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Coincidence? … I Don’t Think So

The other night as I was tucking the girls in, Allyson — my first grader — said, “Henry kissed me.” I must have looked askance, because in response she wrinkled her nose and said, “I know!” I asked her where … Continue reading

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Superbowl? Is that tonight?

Let me tell you what goes on with us on Superbowl Sunday. Inevitably, at some time during the day, we hear from someone — most often, at church — that it is, in fact, Superbowl Sunday. And we normally nod … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life, Part 2

In my last post I gave a glimpse of what a day looks like at our house, but I stopped the narration right around lunch time. What did the rest of yesterday look like for the Caddicks, you may be … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life

I’ve been thinking about doing a post like this for a while now. Perhaps I was waiting till I had a good day, or until nothing embarrassing happened on any particular day. Well, time’s up. I’m plowing ahead …good day … Continue reading

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