Oh Brother.

Our phone call went a little something like this… Annie: Babe, it’s a boy. Me: What?… Annie: It’s a boy! Me: What the F*@K? …Are you serious? Annie: I’m dead serious. It’s a boy. Me: What are we going to do with a boy? My wife is not the most patient person I’ve ever met, […]

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Smartest. Kid. Ever.

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before…”My kid is the smartest kid on the planet!” Don’t think for a minute that I haven’t taken stock of the posts I’ve written lately and noticed a common theme of talking about all the craziness that is Roo, while somewhat bypassing the awesomeness that is Roo. I […]

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Only child (of 3)

The internet tells us that only child syndrome is “a label given to people who do not have any siblings, or who were raised without any siblings. Some of the claimed only child syndrome characteristics include selfishness, an inability to share and difficulty making friends.” Rooney has two older sisters, several cousins, and is surrounded by […]

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Say My Name!

Well before Rooney graced our world with her beautiful smiling face, I had dreams and visions about how she would interact with her older sisters. I knew, without a doubt, that they would completely eat her up and be obsessed with her – and I wasn’t wrong. But, what intrigued me, as much as wanting […]

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My World Lost an Icon

  After my last post I decided to take a bit of a break from blog writing. I realized that there was this small window of time in which the girls talked, acted and behaved in ways that could be described as adorable, funny or cute. That’s not to say that they aren’t still any of […]

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Spring Break ’14 (part II)

  E – I can’t wait to get to Florida! Me – Oh yeah…why? E – I’m going to meet a new friend and then say “hey you’re going to be my new best friend.” Me – That’d be a shocker. E – Yeah I know, right?   (In case you missed the first part, it can […]

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First in Flight

  H- We are above the clouds! Me – I know buddy. Did you think you’d ever be up here? H – Oh it’s like a dream FINALLY come true.  Me – Oh that’s awesome.  H – A dream I had for a very, very, very, long time. Me – Ooooook I see where you’re going with […]

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