There's a trend among anonymous women on the Internet: if your significant other does the bare minimum, deal with it. This attitude is increasingly prominent around holidays. Moms who complained about not being acknowledged by their spouses on Mother's Day were met with a quick … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or Spouse’s Day?
How to Enjoy Valentine’s Day with a Six Month Old
Valentine's Day: a made-up Hallmark holiday - commercialism at its finest. Its trademarks are $50 bouquets of roses that would cost $10 any other day, $7 greeting cards, and convenience store chocolates. Everything you ever wanted (not). But, still, everyone who has a someone … [Read more...] about How to Enjoy Valentine’s Day with a Six Month Old
Cloth Diapers: 27 Questions
As an organic-eating, glass-instead-of-plastic mommy, you would think I'd be a cloth diaper fan. Sadly, my laziness limits my ability to give enough shits about the environment when it comes to Clark's dirty diapers. Also, my husband is an obsessive coupon clipper, and, so far, … [Read more...] about Cloth Diapers: 27 Questions
How We Spent Our Baby’s First Halloween
Brian and I took the night off from being parents. We dropped Clark at my mother-in-law's house, and we planned on coming home so I could nap and Brian could work on a project. However, Brian's project got postponed, and since Clark was already at grandma's, we figured we would … [Read more...] about How We Spent Our Baby’s First Halloween
Will Having a Baby Make Me a Different Person?
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 … [Read more...] about Will Having a Baby Make Me a Different Person?