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 take advantage of the night off. We went shopping and spontaneously grabbed sushi at a snazzy little … [Read more...] about How We Spent Our Baby’s First Halloween
When it comes to parenting, the question of the era is a humble one: how do we keep our children away from digital screens? I, for one, am already guilty of exposing my (nearly) 3 month old son to television. After a few days of nonstop crying, I found out that Katy Perry the Movie: Part of Me worked like a magic charm - a few beats of her songs, a blue wig, and some … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Children Away From Television and Mobile Devices
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 inappropriate (ex: when I was trying to pick out panties. Embarrassing). Since I haven't purchased any … [Read more...] about Going Shopping Alone, at Target, with a Newborn
So, you know how the formula bottles instruct you to discard within an hour of feeding? Well, one night, after many nights of sleeplessness, I woke up to feed Clark for the 3rd time, and I grabbed a bottle of breast milk from my night stand. Or, I thought it was breast milk until I (for real) woke up in the sort-of morning, and realized I fed Clark a bottle of formula that he … [Read more...] about Vaccines Mean Free Time? Who Complains About That?!