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It was a bad weekend for our washer to die.

Posted by on May 22, 2011 in broken washer, my kid puked everywhere, nausea from antibiotic for baby, puking babies, sick, sick baby | 10 comments

Well, it didn’t die, per se. It just has “electrical issues” that cause it to get halfway through a cycle before draining and leaving us with a full load of sopping wet towels. Or blankets. Or jeans. Or t-shirts. Or socks. Yeah, we tried like 10 different loads before we accepted that something wasn’t right. Maybe we’re the...

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Tag; you’re sick!

Posted by on Feb 25, 2011 in cold, flu, new mom, sick | 1 comment

Need germs? Stop by my place. We’ve got a variety of colors, shapes and sizes. And we have more than three people could ever need, so you can have your pick for free. We have arrived at the end of Ryan’s fourth week in daycare. And the end of the third week of a string of illnesses that will.not.end. He’s had every cold and flu symptom...

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The worst – and best – Valentine’s Day ever.

Posted by on Feb 17, 2011 in cold, flu, holiday, sick, valentine's day | 6 comments

I hope everyone had a great Valentine’s Day!!! I did not. I worked a long day (like, more than 12 hours). In the middle of my long work day, Mike called to tell me that he stopped down at the daycare to feed Ryan and attack his congestion with the booger bulb (if you’re a parent, you know what I’m talking about). “He’s doing...

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The germs will win.

Posted by on Feb 8, 2011 in cold, daycare, germs, sick | 5 comments

You know it’s going to happen. You know the second your kid comes within a 2-mile vicinity of a daycare for the first time, he’s going to get sick. You don’t even need to take him inside for the germs to claim him – driving by with the windows rolled down would do it. Ryan started daycare on Monday. By Saturday morning, he sounded a...

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