Archive for May, 2010

May 31 2010

Another Bris

Published by under Family Time,Other 2010 Babies

No, not another one for Sam, of course. Today we went to the Bris for my stepsister- and brother-in-law’s new baby boy. He was born a week ago today, on May 24, just one day before his Mommy and Daddy’s 1-year anniversary. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces at birth and was 20 and 3/4 […]

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May 24 2010

La La Lu

Published by under Samuel Lewis

Sam is almost a month old, and I can’t believe it. Among the zillions of new things I’ve learned each day in the last month (in addition to how to avoid getting peed on and , are the little things that help Sam calm down when he’s entered the Fussy Zone. I’ve become an expert […]

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May 13 2010


Published by under Samuel Lewis

Things I’ve learned to do one-handed in the past two-plus weeks: Refill my drink Get Sam’s sponge baths ready Put a lasagna (thanks Melissa!) in the pre-heated oven Rinse out dishes and put them in the dishwasher Put on soothing music for a fussy Sam Hook and unhook the nursing bra Feed and/or water the dog […]

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May 11 2010

Brit Milah

Published by under Family Time,Samuel Lewis

On Tuesday, May 4, we had a special first outing for Sam. We all went to our synagogue, Congregation Beth Israel for Sam’s Brit Milah. Brit Milah is the Jewish ritual of welcoming a new baby into the congregation and the Jewish faith. It is performed on the 8th day of baby’s life and, for a […]

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May 06 2010

6 days

Well, as if my faithful readers didn’t already know, Samuel Lewis Daneman joined us on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 2:26 pm. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. We’re all doing well and settling into a sort of routine at home. We’ve had lots of help from family – my […]

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