A Butt Like an Old Catcher’s Mitt

October 21, 2015 0

[Baby Watch: Day 189] After receiving loving criticism from friends and family about the lack of blogs in the past month, I have decided to share 6 stories in (approximately) 6 days to celebrate Baby Oliver’s 6 month birthday. Story #4 A Butt Like an Old Catcher’s Mitt I haven’t played organized baseball in many years, so maybe catcher’s mitts […]

I Live in a House of Poop

June 4, 2015 0

[Baby Watch: Day 50] Baby Oliver had his first official diaper blowout today.  It was a vomitous proud day for all. Unfortunately, that was the “good” news. The bad news?  His blowout wasn’t simply through his diaper, requiring a quick wipe down with a costume change.  No no.  His blowout was in the car seat, at the beginning of the […]

Baby Oliver’s 1st Month Greatest Hits

May 15, 2015 0

[Baby Watch: Day 30] 1 month in. People ask if Kristen and I are getting a decent amount of sleep. If they have kids, I know they’re asking in jest, trying to get the same rise out of me that people once got out of them. If they don’t have kids, I can’t help but laugh at their silliness. I […]

Hemmings Family Hierarchy

April 24, 2015 1

[Baby Watch: Day 9] As two college educated, life experienced adults, Kristen and I had all the confidence in the world that, while we’d be exhausted, we’d be able to handle this parenthood thing, no sweat.  It was a matter of understanding what to do, reasoning how to do it, and planning ahead to prevent worst case scenarios.  After all, […]