Teething: Let's just say that if teething were a competitive sport, Matthias would be a world class athlete. Poor guy. Sleep has been elusive for all of us and I have lived in survival mode many days, feeling productive if I fit in eating and showering, let alone blogging. Except one week of bliss in mid-March, the little dude has been hurting. I just wish those little teeth would "come on down," Price is Right style...
|His favorite teether...our fingers!|
Perfectionism: I am so perfectionistic and I have struggled with the following bogus thoughts: 1) Because I have such a large gap between posts, the blog is "ruined," 2) Each post has to be comprehensive or exhaustive, and 3) I need a really cool layout or design that requires significant time and training to create. I am learning to get past those feelings, and just share my thoughts and experiences a little at a time in this much needed creative outlet.
The 2011 Tohoku Earthquake: Our world was shaken, literally and figuratively, on March 11th. Even though the impact on us was miniscule in comparison to those suffering tremendous loss in the Northeast, the earthquake and its aftermath have had a major effect on our life. I kept trying to blog about it, but had such a hard time summarizing it during a naptime, that I just gave up. But I need to share about it. So, I will try to share a bit at a time each Friday, because I don't want to forget what I felt or what I learned.
Here's a bit of what I experienced five Fridays ago: