It's amazing how the definition of "normal" can change overnight when you become a parent. I'm not sure how or when it happens because I've basically just gone through the motions of life in a sleep-deprived, puffy-eyed fog, but at some point, with a 3 year old, 2 year old and 9 week old, the … Continue reading Parenthood: The Normalization of the Abnormal
After a long, stressful morning with Mr. C literally screaming at the top of his lungs for hours on end, he seemed to be feeling better and was enjoying playing with blocks on the floor with Miss M and me. It's been a challenging few days. Both babes are teething. The rosy cheeks seem to … Continue reading A Bloody Lip, A Pinterest-Inspired Meal Failure, An Upside Down Kitchen…What I Fondly Call “Monday!”
Today was a very exciting day! Today we started a new concept in introducing Mr. 6 months to solid foods. It is called baby led weaning. I am learning more about it every spare minute I have to do a little more reading. Basically it is based on the idea that baby leads the way … Continue reading If Brown is the New Black and 30 is the New 20, then Baby Led Weaning is the New Baby Bullet!
Today, around noon as my son had just finished breastfeeding, he looked up at me with dopey, sleepy eyes, his hands cuddled up by his face and his lips puckered in a state of content. Could it be? Yes, I think it could very well be the face I have been seeing for almost a … Continue reading I LOVE SNT! (Simultaneous Nap Time!)
I've been doing some thinking about how good we've got it these days. My dryer not working for a month made me appreciate the many conveniences of modern day life. I was fortunate to grow up with two Nanas. My dad's mom passed away a few years ago and we miss her every day. I … Continue reading 11 (of many) Reasons my Nanas Were Better Mothers/Housewives Than I Will Ever Be
Today I was feeling ambitious and decided to take both babies in public. We go for walks everyday and get groceries often but I was planning another mission: clothes shopping. I've been going through both of my kids' dressers and packing away clothes that are too small or out of season. Basically baby boy's dresser … Continue reading Mall Madness
I love music. All genres of music. I have quite the mix of everything on my ipod and I play it all day every day. If I am home and awake, my little ipod is playing away on the ipod dock in my kitchen. I have always had it shuffling through all the songs in … Continue reading Disc 3, Track 4: The Song that Instantly Stops Baby Tears