Stormageddon Ascendeth

Introducing Isaac Christopher Charles Alexander, born on Thursday, January 21 at 1:03 pm. He is huge — 8 lbs, 14 oz. Whoever guessed that he’d be 9 lbs was pretty much dead on, which is a pound and a half bigger than any of my other babies. He’s also the calmest, squishiest, and most precious [Read More…]

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Virtual Baby Shower for Really Real, Really Big Baby

37.5 years weeks pregnant today. People keep asking me how I’m feeling, and because it’s impolite to answer, “like a bowling ball is about to fall out of of my ladyparts”, I keep asking them if they’ve read Midnight’s Children. Mostly they haven’t — which is awkward, because then I have to explain why I [Read More…]

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What’s in a Name?

Quite a bit, really, if you’re one of our kids. As promised, here is a little post explaining Liam’s name and the reasoning (or lack thereof) behind giving our poor children a million names each. We chose Liam because it means “resolute protector,” and we entrusted our first son with this role. He is the [Read More…]

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