I'm not even going to write an intro. We're just going to dive into the meat and potatoes on this one. 1. "You look tired." Um, hello. I know. I am tired. Are you offering to help me? No? Then STFU and tell me I look fabulous. 2. "Have you tried…" Yes. I have tried all of the things. All of the things. No, I did not forget to burp the baby. No, my baby is not cold. … [Read more...] about 5 Things People Need to Stop Saying to New Parents
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
When it comes to work from home jobs, there are a lot of scams out there. Most of the propositions are pyramid schemes, and, really, when you're looking to work from home, who has time to host parties or badger strangers to join your makeup club? Truthfully, if you want to work from home, it is absolutely possible. But not for everyone. If you want to work from home, you have … [Read more...] about Working from Home: A Stay at Home Parent’s Fantasy or Possible Reality?
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?
"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?