hungry baby

On hungry baby boys

Despite my belief that fed is best, and it doesn’t matter how the food is delivered, this week is all about breastfeeding, so I thought I’d share our tale. I say our, because I was in no way in it alone, and there was a certain hungry baby boy involved. It started out well –…

motherhood

Climbing the Mom Mountain

We jokingly let our Small Fry climb up the Mom or Dad mountain when he wants to stand or crawl, vertically. Off he sets, feverishly trying to dislodge our noses, grab a hold of our teeth or use my hair as a harness to propel himself upwards. Fearless, determined, eager and happy as hell. That’s him…

mom guilt

#MomGuilt

I certainly wasn’t the only pregnant woman to ever wonder if she was doing everything in her power to create a healthy growing environment for their small-fry. Was I stressing too much about seemingly insignificant in-the-grander-scheme-of-things stuff? Was I getting enough fresh air? Sleeping enough? Eating healthily? Was the little life in my belly getting…

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Nanny Etiquette

With the impending Back To Work Day inching closer and closer, we had no choice by to find a nanny for our little man. Guys, let me just put it as simply as possible. It. Was. HARD. How the heck are you meant to know who is right? How to you entrust your child to someone…

breastfeeding

Milk stains

Since every one seems to be so different, I thought I’d share my breastfeeding journey. I wasn’t too stuck on breastfeeding. I had this grand plan to just see what happened and if he liked my milk before I would buy bottles, more than the few breast pads I had and a pump, if not I…

what do moms do all day

What do you DO all day?

Yesterday, while my little man was dozing peacefully (hooray) on my bed, someone innocently asked me what I DO all day. Now, I must admit that there are days when I tuck the little guy in and wonder that same thing – where did the day go? What did I actually do / accomplish? Then…

Focus on what could go right

So, you had a baby. Now what?

If you, like me, are counting down the days until you’ll meet the new addition to your family, you’re probably vaguely aware that, once he or she comes out, you’ll have to actually go home and start caring for the little human. There are books and videos and blog posts, but none as refreshingly honest…