Oh no!

Lydia has pneumonia!!! She was so cranky this morning.  I have never seen her like this before.  Immediately when I got her up, she refused her bottle.  Didn’t want to be held. Didn’t want to be let go. Shook her head yes to eat but then when I got her food, she moved her arms […]


Alden woke up from his saturday nap with a fever.  The last couple of days have been a little rough…but after about an hour and a half of a screaming fit, I think he finally got over the sickness hump.  His fit consisted of a conversation like this: “Alden need a popsicle.” “Here honey, here […]

fighting an infection

Alden is fighting an infection of some kind…the doctor thought his thumb might have gotten infected.  She drained it today and the liquid was pretty clean, and it looked good tonight, but he still had a fever.  He is on antibiotic for the next 10 days.  By the end of the day, he is so […]


(pre-post…I realize the pictures are a little crappy tonight…but still a little sweet…) Alden had a horrible night of sleep last night.  He woke up several times coughing.  He was doing a little better in the morning but very congested.  When he woke up from his afternoon nap, he had a horrible cough – croup!!! […]

my baby’s sick!

Alden slept horribly last night.  I thought he was just being stubborn because his sleeping habits have steadily gotten worse since Chicago…but by 3:30, I could tell something was wrong.  Today, I took his temperature, rectally, for the first time and it was 100.2.  The nurse said it was a very close to normal temperature, […]