Celebrating Me is Celebrating Being Lola’s Mom

For me, Mother’s Day began on Saturday this year as I was scheduled to work on Sunday. Really, I feel like it’s Mother’s Day every day as my wonderful husband is always sure to make me feel special no matter if it is a holiday or not. Saturday felt like a crisp fall day rather than teetering on the edge of spring. It was chilly and the cloud cover left the sunshine to remain a mystery. Regardless, we bundled up and headed to town to join in on the festivities at Celebrate Irvington Day. The tiny streets were lined up with artists, local businesses and everyone in between. There was a craft sale going on which is where you could find me a good chunk of the morning....
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The Great Pacifier Debate cont’d

Here’s where I’m at with the pacifier and Lola. For the last few weeks I have had an internal battle with “do I give her the pacifier or not?”. I was driving not only myself crazy, but also my husband. Hell, I probably even confused Lola with the pacifier. At first, she simply didn’t take the pacifier. On the rare occasion that she would take it, she would fall asleep with it, I’d take it out and then she’d wake up frantically looking for it. She wasn’t napping well and so I told Rob we were done with it. But then throughout the day she’d get fussy, I’d give her my breast and she would calm down. Well that’s all and great, but now I’m back working and...
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