Ok, so maybe I didn't go "alone" because, technically, Clark was with me. But, truthfully, he wasn't much help. Actually, he was more of a nuisance. Tightly pressed against my belly and chest in his Beco baby carrier, Clark decided to grunt, squirm, and squeal when most … [Read more...] about Going Shopping Alone, at Target, with a Newborn
Should I Use Breast Milk to Treat an Eye Infection?
"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?
Postpartum Weight Loss: You Just Have to Get Over It
Once again, I feel as though I have to apologize for what I'm about to say. But it has to be said. And it's the truth. Your pre-pregnancy body? It died. The sooner you grow up and grieve the loss of the old you, the better. Because all the diets and sweat sessions won't change … [Read more...] about Postpartum Weight Loss: You Just Have to Get Over It
KellyMom Strikes Again: Smoking and Breastfeeding
"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
My 9 Week Old Son Loves Katy Perry, and I’m Not Mad About It
Pretty much the only thing that quiets my darling baby boy is Katy Perry. Yes, blue-wigged, candy-cane pastied Katy Perry. And, you know what? I'm not mad about it.One beat of a Katy Perry song and my two month old enters a world of wonder, and he no longer grunts or squeals. … [Read more...] about My 9 Week Old Son Loves Katy Perry, and I’m Not Mad About It