Although I'm sure I've already hit a nerve in some of you, allow me to explain my title. Women seek advice from other women, mostly on the mommy message boards of the Internet. Most of the time, the suggestions, advice, and support is wonderful. But when it comes to feeding your … [Read more...] about Why KellyMom, Lactation Consultants, and the Mommy Boards are Not Valid Resources
Furthering my campaign for "Worst Mom of the Year", I had a meltdown yesterday which included the shocking request of "please-get-this-baby-away-from-me-before-I-lose-it". Surprisingly, my husband had more difficulty handing over the reins than I did. Last night, we had our first … [Read more...] about Life Without the Baby: Anxiety Attack or an Extended Weekend of Bliss?
In the past week, I've been waking up to a very smiley baby. He looks into my eyes, coos, and giggles. I thought we were bonding. I thought he was happy to see me. I thought wrong.This morning, as I was boiling water, making coffee, and cleaning the kitchen (yes, at the same … [Read more...] about Entertaining Himself: Ways in Which My 7 Week Old Doesn’t Need Me
Once you have a baby, everyone you've ever met - your mom, your friend's grandma, the lady you see in line at the grocery store every other Friday - thinks they have a right to schedule meetings or visits with your child. These aren't business-type meetings, where money making is … [Read more...] about Having a Baby Means…
We made a Spotify playlist for Clark based on the music he responded best to. His favorite songs include "Word Up" by Cameo and "Da' Butt" by E.U. He's also a huge fan of Eddie Murphy, and Clark would like to "Party All The Time", as he made apparent when he demanded a light show … [Read more...] about Hey, Baby: You’re Doing It Wrong