As a first time mom, there are a few things I'd like for Christmas. Nothing I want is extravagant or outlandish; in fact, most of my wish list items are pretty lame. 1. A Good Hair Day I'm so sick of rocking the "messy bun". It's not cute. It's just all I have time to do. I miss the days of blowdrying my hair and having it stay perfect and pretty all day long. Even if … [Read more...] about A Mom’s Christmas Wish List
Today's the day. I finally felt like a total "mom". And I felt this way when I was all by myself. In my car. Alone. On my way to the grocery store. When I had a seriously devious thought. And I went through with it. Brace yourselves for what I did on my way to Trader Joe's. It's not for the faint of heart: Have you caught your breath yet? Yes, I went to Starbucks on my … [Read more...] about When I Finally Felt Like a “Mom”
A lot of women (and men) complain about how difficult it is to be a stay at home parent. "I always say moms have the toughest job in the world if you're doing it right," Oprah says. So, maybe I'm doing it wrong, but I'm going to raise the bullshit flag on the complaints and share the greatest parts of being a stay at home mom (or stay at home dad). Without further ado, here's … [Read more...] about Top 10 Most Underrated Things About Being a Stay at Home Parent
So, you know how the formula bottles instruct you to discard within an hour of feeding? Well, one night, after many nights of sleeplessness, I woke up to feed Clark for the 3rd time, and I grabbed a bottle of breast milk from my night stand. Or, I thought it was breast milk until I (for real) woke up in the sort-of morning, and realized I fed Clark a bottle of formula that he … [Read more...] about Vaccines Mean Free Time? Who Complains About That?!
Everyone has their own tips & tricks for raising your bundle of joy. But those other people don't know what they're talking about. I'm here to tell you the truth. From swaddling blankets to sleeping through the night, you don't need to look any further for your newborn advice. 1. An extra pair of hands. Actually, you might need 2 extra pairs of hands. That's four … [Read more...] about Top 10 Baby Essentials: The Only List You’ll Ever Need