Everybody has an opinion about sleep training. But you should do you. I sleep trained my Baby. Yep Judgy McJudgerson shaking your head - you heard me. I was going back to work in a few weeks and needed to sleep at least 5 hours straight if I was going to function, so I decided … Continue reading Sleep Training
When I decided to begin working as a freelancer and commit myself to three days a week of work while Baby was at daycare, I was determined to maximize the amount of money I made during those days I was working. Not everything is coming up roses everyday, though some days it all works beautifully. … Continue reading Ramblings: Part-time Quandary
Yesterday, Grandma and Mama took Baby to the library on a hot August day. Baby used to LOVE books- we've read them to him since day one, mostly to keep ourselves from falling asleep or becoming zombies, but also to teach him to love them. And until recently, he did. But now that he's mobile … Continue reading Visit to the Library: Watch Your Forehead!
Now that Baby's cars, trucks, and choo-choos litter the floor as he toddles into 2 y/o, I can confidently say he didn't once take so much as a glance at the wooden block house or Duplo police station that we so thoughtfully bought for his birthday. (Don't even get me started on the LL Bean … Continue reading 2 Recs for Baby’s First Toys
My severe pre-eclampsia caused me to bloat up by about 30 pounds of water weight during pregnancy which I lost in a single day after Baby was born. Unfortunately, the extra 10 pounds I gained through eating pizza, pasta, and ice cream were not so forgiving. Add to that an extra 20-30 pounds I was … Continue reading Losing weight after Baby: 3 social media accounts that helped me
Today was a good day. Since I work part-time, I get two days a week with Baby at home. Mostly, we stay in, I do a little work, and Baby eats, sleeps, reads, does his walking exercises, plays, yells at his mama...and, okay okay watches sesame street on the ipad. We even took a field … Continue reading Savor (most) moments
When we think about physical and emotional delays in young children, we may not realize just how common they are. But when detected early, it is much easier to lessen the impact of a child's delays than when detected or addressed later on. If you've noticed at your child's various well visits, his or her … Continue reading Your child is delayed…keep calm and carry on.