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.
As any mama knows, the first two weeks of your baby's life (or in my case, the first two YEARS) are chaotic, messy, and leave you craving lots and lots and lots of mom juice. Much like Baby, all Mom and Dad really need those first few weeks is to sleep, eat, and go to … Continue reading 5 Things For Your Friend Who Just Had a Baby
If you haven't yet heard of the HALO SleepSack and you've gotten through the first few months of sleepless nights with your LO, I am so sorry. The HALO Sleepsack is a game changer for the fussy baby. I bought 4 of them in different colors and fabrics so I would have enough to put … Continue reading Get them to sleep like a baby: The HALO Sleepsack
Ladies, let's talk about an issue that many of us (including yours truly) prefer not to admit: wearing maternity clothes long after your bundle of joy has arrived. And no piece of clothing do I desire slipping into after chasing a toddler around all day and keeping him from getting in the dogs' water bowl … Continue reading Your Mama’s Majamas