Archives for January 2013
Only two more of these to go before Isla is 1! I can’t believe it! This has been a big, busy month. This month Isla had her first Christmas, began to sign, and started to walk! Christmas was wonderful. We spent the holiday with Kellen’s family out on the Coast, and as you might haveRead More
We spent today hanging out with some friends of ours for their birthdays. We ended up with 4 kids under 4 running amuck. There were no naps, but a lot of good fun. Thought I’d share these awesome animated gifs, courtesy of some really cute kids and GifBoom.
Yup. This was me on a typical work day, loaded up like a pack mule with my backpack, pump, lunch box to put my milk in, and water bottle. I’m no longer breastfeeding, but the days of spending my nights nursing and my days pumping don’t seem that far behind. When I was still pregnant,Read More
That last post prompted me to talk a little bit about Isla’s sleep habits, because they are just as erratic and maddening as ever. The good news: we have a pretty solid sleep routine down. We follow the same process every night, and she’s usually in bed by 7. For the most part, she easilyRead More
I want to preface this by saying I’m not a baby sleep expert. I don’t even have a baby who sleeps well, at home or during the day. I can’t guarantee these tips will help your baby go to sleep faster, stay asleep longer, or take better naps during the day. I won’t even beginRead More
It’s no secret that I haven’t been happy with my body since I had a baby. For months, 10 lbs. that weren’t there before I got pregnant (or up until my 3rd trimester, if we’re being honest) stubbornly clung to my waist, hips, and thighs. My belly sagged. My thighs thundered. My clothes looked likeRead More
Several months ago, I was asked to review the Live Clean Baby line. The wonderful folks at Live Clean sent me a huge, pretty box filled with all sorts of fantastic products, and I used some of them and loved them, and apart from a brief mention in one of my big lists of favorite products,Read More