When I pack for a trip, I make a list and check it off as I go. If I don’t, I forget things. If I forget things, no one else remembers them instead. That’s just how it is in our family. I’m in charge of packing, and my husband is in charge of planning. It… Continue reading BALM! Baby Review
Ah, pregnancy. Such a magical time of life. Life, real life, is growing inside you! From seamonkey to tiny fetus to big fat fetus that kicks you in the bladder twelve times a day, you’ll love that little bugger from the day you hear that swishswishswishswishswish of their heartbeat and see their little bean body… Continue reading “My What Is Going To WHAT?!” Things No One Told You About Pregnancy
Feeding a baby has it’s own struggles, but feeding a toddler brings an entirely new set of nightmares to the stage. Why? Toddlers are emotional. I don’t mean that they cry a lot or sometimes throw temper tantrums. I mean they are emotional the way a completely hormonal and irrational pregnant woman gets about someone… Continue reading Staying Sane at the Dinner Table
Ah, Aunt Flow, The Woman Flu, Code Red, The Crimson Wave, “That” Time of the Month, My Cycle, The Painters are Coming this Week, Moon Cycle, and my personal favorite: Shark Week. No matter what you call it, your menstrual period is a monthly reminder that your body is cleaning house and keeping your reproductive… Continue reading Sticking It To Aunt Flow: Having A Happier Period
As most “crunchy” moms know, cloth diapers tend to be the gateway drug to green living. We cloth diaper our babies, happy to be saving the earth, and then BAM. We’re sucked in. And it all boils down to these questions: How can I save more money? For stay at home moms (like me), saving… Continue reading Green Living Giveaway with Marley’s Monsters
#WhyWeWear: Family Edition “Gimme that baby!” my mother would shout the minute she stepped into our house when Lucas was first born. She would proceed to be a baby hog for the remainder of her visit, and that never bothered me in the slightest, not only because Lucas was being cared for and loved… Continue reading Líllébaby Costume Contest and Giveaway!
Do you remember being a non-crunchy mom and how you felt when those super crunchy women would leave you horror struck by telling you things like: “Yes, I consumed my placenta after birth…”*** Or… “I no longer buy toilet paper.”*** I was totally that woman when it came to sharing interesting facts about breastmilk. ***Placenta… Continue reading Doing the Breaststroke