Originally posted on May 25, 2012. Breastfeeding will take over your life. I knew that breastfeeding was hard. I’d read so much about latch issues, bloody nipples, nipple confusion, strangers giving you the glare-down when you nurse in public, etc., but I guess I entirely missed the parts of all the breastfeeding real talk whereRead More
30 Top Gifts for Kids
Check out my picks for the 30 top gifts for kids this year, if you’re still looking for some ideas for what to get your big kid this holiday season.
What I Wish I’d Known Before I Became a Mom
Originally posted August 15, 2013. 1. Your body will never be the same again. This seems pretty obvious, but I honestly thought I had some realistic chance of being one of those genetic anomalies who bounce back from pregnancy like it never happened. Alas, no amount of exercise or surgery will ever make my bodyRead More
24 Top Gifts for Toddlers
If you’re searching for the perfect present for the busiest little in your life, check out my recommendations for the 24 top gifts for toddlers this holiday season.
Baking #2: 17 Weeks
Check in and see how pregnancy #2 is going at 17 weeks.
The moment you realize what it means to be someone else’s parent
Originally posted on February 24, 2014. I recently read a new mom ranting about being left at home with her baby overnight for the first time ever. She was mad at her husband for leaving her alone. At her mother for not being able to be there. At every parent who’d come before her whoRead More
We’re really doing this again?
One of my clearest memories of new motherhood was sitting on my couch when Isla was all of 3 weeks old crying to my mother and another new mom about how hard it was adjusting to being a mother. Specifically, I remember saying I thought we’d made a big mistake. Also, something about not havingRead More
Baking #2: 15 Weeks
Check in and see how pregnancy #2 is going at 15 weeks.
Baking #2: 13 Weeks
Check in and see how pregnancy #2 is going at 13 weeks.
Baking #2: NT Scan and Panorama Results
Last week, we had our NT scan and received the results from our Panorama genetic testing. Good news on all fronts! Baby #2 is measuring spot on so far, and everything looks good. All of our test results came back low risk. And for a dash of fun, we found out #2 is going toRead More