Category Archives: issues and concerns

Night time Woes


For months now, Tycen has been complaining about sleeping with Roman. “He kicks.” “He snores.” “He jumps on me.” “He wakes me up at night when he wakes up.” We have three children and a three bedroom house.  Since Eric … Continue reading

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Just tell me what you want!


I know it’s a long term kind of dream, but all I want is for Roman to be able to tell me what he wants.  I just spent a half hour rocking him after he woke up from a late … Continue reading

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From the beaver to the vampire


The biting must stop!  Now he’s moved on to a more pliable target.  Roman has been biting people.  Not a single one of us has been immune thus far.  Tanis was the first to go down yesterday.  Roman bit the … Continue reading

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The sensory seeker


He’s changing.  I can’t put my finger on it exactly, but Roman is morphing before my eyes.  I am almost certain he’s on the medication now.  We haven’t seen a whole lot in the way of speech in the past … Continue reading

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Little one left out


Yesterday, it was my nephew’s birthday.  My brother decided to take him to an inflatable playground here called Jumpin Jax.  The place is a kiddy wonderland, full of bounce houses and obstacle courses.  Of course, it’s also packed with other … Continue reading

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Leave it to Beaver


I have taken to calling Roman my little beaver lately.  He won’t stop chewing on furniture.  His favorite happens to be wood.  It’s difficult to find a wood surface in this house without teeth marks in it.  It may be … Continue reading

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Back to school


Our routine is way off.  It’s only been six days and this mommy is out of practice.  It didn’t help this morning that Tycen was running a fever of 100.7 and was a prime candidate for a sick day.  Roman … Continue reading

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Meltdown!


It’s been a rough day for the Bub.  First, he was confused by his half day at school.  Next, Eric came home early because he had a half day too, but then left for the entire evening.  Then, Rome fell … Continue reading

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