I know one thing about babies: They are mysterious. I learned this when my two-year-old was a baby, but I buried this nugget of truth in the recesses of my brain, which is disorganized to begin with. I can barely remember where I put my phone. I sailed through my second pregnancy, blissfully unaware of what was … Continue reading Lies I Told Myself About Baby #2… Guest Posting at In the Powder Room!
I don't normally judge other parents. At least not publicly. But when someone does something as grotesque as dressing their child in a Ray Rice costume, I can't hold back. Yes, I'm judging. I was shocked and disgusted when I saw this photo online: Someone thought it was ok- funny, even- to dress their kid … Continue reading Yes, I’m judging
I overheard the only dad in Sweet Pea's swim lesson mention something about a baby at home in between blowing bubbles and practicing reaching and pulling. "We have a baby at home too." I offered. "How old?" he asked. "Four months. What about you?" "Three days." I smiled and offered congratulations. "Does it get easier?" … Continue reading It Gets Easier
Happy Friday! Speaking of happy, I'm totally doing the happy dance right now because I am featured on Mamalode today! In case you don't know, Mamalode is an online magazine that publishes amazing content on modern motherhood. Seriously, I've never read anything there that I didn't love. So I am thoroughly thrilled the be part … Continue reading OMG You Guys, I’m on Mamalode!!!
I spend more time than I’d like to admit looking in the mirror. Brown boots versus black? One piece or two piece? When did that vertical wrinkle show up right next to my mouth and why is it only on the right side of my face? My husband will call out, “When are you coming … Continue reading Reflections