International Money Pile in Cash and Coinsphoto © 2011 epSos .de | more info (via: Wylio)In retrospect, it’s shocking we didn’t see this particular x-ray until our fourth child.

On Wednesday, the day my sinuses were most full of cold virus, I huddled under a blanket in the family room. Little Boy bounced and twisted, rolled and flopped on the couch across from me. I was too sick to manage my usual “Quit jumping on the couch” bark.

He coughed. Normal I know, but it was just odd enough that I quit averting my eyes from the bouncing.

Click here to read the rest of our latest medical adventure on Leanne’s blog,, where I’m guest-blogging today (OK, I admit that I’m just a teensy bit giddy about it). Leanne is a word lover, which makes her cool (cuz word-nerds are cool, dawg!). She’s hilarious without even trying, which I envy. And she’s the mother of twins which means she knows more than a little about this crazy job called motherhood.



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