This past weekend was Memorial Day which provided an opportunity to celebrate our freedom and honor those soldiers who have helped make our country what it is. Unfortunately it is more commonly simply associated with the start of summer and new beginnings.
As I mentioned in A Change Is Gonna Come, Nolin was celebrating his new-found freedom and we were just starting our new beginnings as Nolin transitioned from his crib to a toddler bed. We weren’t sure we would be prepared to handle our little man growing up. Well let’s be honest, we weren’t sure we were ready to go back to sleepless nights.
Jenn sadly declared, Our life is over. We knew that things would truly never be the same. We would no longer be able to enjoy our routine of teeth brushing, reading stories and saying goodnight to all the animals of the world (from Nolin’s paintings of the 7 Continents). Now we were going to be faced with agonizing cries, late nights, and toys thrown every where. Continue reading »