Since having Clark, there are several things that should only take a few minutes but instead take half a day. On Wednesday, I set out to make some meatballs and eggplant parm. Okay, five minutes is a little ambitious for both, but, honestly, 20 minutes tops for prep. Instead, I spent the time between 5:15PM and 8:32PM prepping meatballs and eggplant. With that amount of time … [Read more...] about Things That Should Only Take Five Minutes
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
One thing first time parents often worry about is if having a baby will change who they are as a person. And, if it does, is it a change for better, or for worse?There are so many ways your life changes after you have a baby. You no longer have the independence to "drop everything" and play hooky or even grab a late bite. When you look at the clock, and it's 2AM, you're not … [Read more...] about Will Having a Baby Make Me a Different Person?
So, maybe I'm exaggerating a little bit. But Clark truly is chubby. This morning I snapped a picture of him sitting on my husband's lap, and all I can say is holy rolls. While I know I'm joking about my son and obesity, a lot of mothers are concerning themselves with the weight and physique of their infants. And that's just sick. The only question you should have when it comes … [Read more...] about My Baby May or May Not Be Obese
Over the past few weeks, Munchkin's features have become increasingly prominent. One of those features, of course, is his eyes. Every new parent wonders, "What color will my child's eyes be?" And it's a natural question to ask, since infant's eyes can change up to 9 months of age. But, Munchkin's eyes are already different than most babies - eye color wonder aside. You see, … [Read more...] about My Baby Has Two Eye Colors: Will It Change or Is He a Chimera?