Drooling baby? It could be worse. He could be crying. But for now, my sweatshirt looks like I rain through a rainstorm. If the rainstorm only happened on my shoulders. … [Read more...] about Drool: It Could Be Worse
"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 … [Read more...] about Should I Use Breast Milk to Treat an Eye Infection?
My husband and I have learned a lot about being practical when it comes to baby supply purchases. Diapers, clothes, formula (if you need it), and other incidentals can quickly add up. When you're sleep deprived, it's easy buy things impulsively and "worry about it later". Except … [Read more...] about What Every New Parent Needs to Know About Coupons, Gift Returns, and Saving Money on Diapers and Formula
"First of all, a mom who can’t stop smoking should breastfeed." No, this isn't a joke or sarcastic remark. This is an actual quote from the "Breastfeeding and Cigarette Smoking" page on KellyMom.com. And it's just one (of MANY) reasons that women should stop … [Read more...] about KellyMom Strikes Again: Smoking and Breastfeeding
I troll a lot of new mom, new dad, and expecting parents' forums and blogs. Even in my own birth club, I'm constantly finding parents who are expecting entirely too much of their tiny humans. And, truthfully, I get it. We're all excited. Babies are wonderful. We can't wait to … [Read more...] about Three Things New Parents Need to Stop Expecting, Like, Yesterday