Dear neighbors who thought they were being oh-so-clever by calling the police because my baby was in meltdown mode at 2AM, I have done everything possible for the past 3.5 months to keep the noise level to a minimum in our apartment. In fact, when Clark fusses past the hour of 9PM, I forgo my sleep training methods and do whatever works to get him to sleep. I've even buckled … [Read more...] about An Open Letter to My Childless Neighbors
There are a few major differences between homeowners and apartment dwellers, but the issues become significant when the following happens: 1. Your LO has a shitsplosion. A shitsplosion that involves you dissessembling his entire swing and scrubbing it in the bathtub. Because you're not bringing the baby to the laundry room. And you can't leave him alone in your … [Read more...] about Apartment Dwelling Parents: Pros & Cons
My due date is July 26th. Today is July 17th. Am I ready to bring a baby home? Clearly, the answer is no. Pictured on the right is the bassinet portion of my baby’s pack and play, where he will be sleeping upon his homecoming, appropriately being used as a clothing drawer. You might think, “That’s not so bad, at least you washed the baby’s clothes!” And you would be … [Read more...] about Nest? I Still Have Nine Days For That.