The Birth of My Second Child-It’s a Boy!!, Part II

If you missed part I of this story, go here. When we got to the hospital, I was trying to be strong. I didn’t want my husband to put me in a wheelchair. I wanted to walk by myself. Silly me. I must have looked ridiculous as every contraction came on and I had to stop walking and bend over. My husband was worried. I thought about my first experience, and thought I still had a ways to go. When they finally got me into the room, and checked me, lo and behold I was at a 5 already! YAHOO!! … Continue reading

The Birth of my Second Child-It’s a Boy!!, Part 1

If you didn’t get to check out my articles on the Birth of my Firstborn, please do. I had a very different experience with my second. All I have to say is: Epidural. I was a week away from my due date. I had a two and a half year old that I was chasing around, and I was tired. Tired of being pregnant that’s for sure. About midnight on a Friday, I woke up to a contraction. A real one. With my son, I had braxton hicks. I didn’t have that with my daughter. So, when a real contraction … Continue reading

Baby Names–How Many is Too Many?

Once upon a time parents gave their children a first, middle and last name and called it a day. These days kids are lucky if they get off with monikers that take less a day to pronounce. Case in point: the latest round of celebrity babies born to some of Hollywood’s biggest names. Last week acting duo Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O’Connell welcomed fraternal twin daughters into the world. The bitty babies were bestowed the following gigantic names: Dolly Rebecca Rose O’Connell and Charlie Tamara Tulip O’Connell. But, the O’Connell twins are not the only Tinseltown tots embracing the four-name … Continue reading