1. Your friends invite you out, and instead of thinking "YAY! Girls night!" you start doing a cost-benefit analysis that looks something like this: Time getting ready + X hours of enjoyment ÷ drinks consumed = not enough fun to make the hangover worth it. 2. Photos of people without children having "fun" don't make you jealous; they make you tired.3. Before you put … [Read more...] about 10 Ways You Know You’re a Total “Mom”
As parents of tiny humans, we all know how difficult it is to get the day started. It's especially hard when you have a little person with an attitude like this:I mean, how exactly am I supposed to get ANYTHING done when something so cute and so sassy demands my attention? Well, it's a challenge. But there are things that need to be done. Like eating. Cleaning. Crying. … [Read more...] about Parenting Hack: How to Warm a Bottle and Get Your Caffeine Fix at the Same Time
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?
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”
"Ha! There is no squirting milk in her eye! You are ridiculous! I am gonna go out on a limb here and say you must be first time mom that rushes your child to the dr for everything! Thanks for the laugh though!" The above quote is a recent attempt to shame me for suggesting that a new mom contact her pediatrician to treat her baby's eye infection. Yes, ladies, you interpreted … [Read more...] about Should I Use Breast Milk to Treat an Eye Infection?