Brave and Beautiful Woman Nursing in a Restaurant in NYC Winter of 2006

Dear Brave and Beautiful Woman Nursing in a Restaurant in NYC Winter of 2006: I vividly remember you. What I remember more is my ignorant and naive expression I made at you. We never met or said hi. I can’t

The Bare Essentials

  So you have a needy little human coming and you are completely lost in what to get and the baby registry has your eyes crossing. You are a minimalist but the quickly approaching due date makes you think you will

I Don’t Want to Be a Mom Today

Every day I wake up gung-ho about having a positive day. That’s great and all, but it never guarantees a stress-free day. By “stress-free” I mean a manageable day that doesn’t result in me wanting to just go to bed and

Mom Memes

Here are some Mom Memes I created:

New Mom Tips

  These are just some funny little tidbits I get from my every day of motherhood. I will be updating them as I go. Mom Tip #1: Now that my son has started refusing to sleep, teething isn’t helping the situation,

Avoiding Post Pregnancy Cabin Fever

  Post pregnancy cabin fever can be a real bitch. I was at home 24/7, wearing pads due to after baby bleeding, slightly loopy from the drugs for the body pain, constipated and the only conversation you have is with a

Packing A Practical Hospital Bag

Even though I had planned my hospital bag two month before I went into labor, I ended up taking a lot of stuff I didn’t end up using. This was a huge pain since about 30 minutes after pushing out

Writing Your Birth Goals

Before making this, I talked with my doctor about what was feasible so we were both on the same page. Then we reviewed this during the last 3 appointments just to make sure everything was clear. We printed out multiples

The Bowels of Pregnancy

I’ve said it before and I will say it again. Giving birth feels like the worst constipation you will ever have. You push that baby like the biggest poop you will ever experience. He/she is a little shit before they

How to Make “Not” Apple Chips

First, this was an “on a whim” attempt since my son just fell asleep and I thought I had everything I would need, or at least substitutes that would still work. I came across this Pinterest post. Wow. Looks and sounds

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