(Why am I calling myself “normal” and “regular” in this post?–because I am!! I’m not a crazy wacky hippy gal who’s into weirdo things! I’m normal! I’m regular! And if I can do it, so can you!! Some people take things too seriously and take all the fun out of it! (Yes I said “fun”… Continue reading Cloth Diapering: how this “normal” mama does it, and you can too!
Cleaning and scrubbing can wait ’til tomorrow For babies grow up we’ve learned to our sorrow, So quiet down cobwebs and dust go to sleep I’m rocking my baby, and babies don’t keep. Author: Ruth Hulburt Hamilton This poem has been in my head ever since I was a little girl. My mom said it… Continue reading Sit down and hold your baby
When I was pregnant (and even before) I was constantly fretting about the lack of sleep you hear about with new babies. I asked everyone I knew with kids “when did they start sleeping thru the night?” And “how long are they sleeping now?” I felt the strong urge to prepare myself for no sleep.… Continue reading Typical nights with my 4 mo baby
There’s something about being pregnant that makes people think they’re allowed (and welcome!) to constantly comment on your body, particularly your rapidly expanding belly. Like your typical female, I tend to lean on the more self conscious side of things, and being pregnant didn’t change that! The constant attention, analyzing, and COMMENTING on my body… Continue reading things to never tell a pregnant woman
Don’t hate me. I’m not one of those “skinny girls”–honestly– I’m one of those “average girls.” I’ve never been terribly overweight–but I’ve spent most of my adult life wishing I could lose 10-20 pounds. I’m saying that because I look at blogs a lot of these super skinny, crazy athletic women (go them!) and I… Continue reading How I fit into my “skinny jeans” 2 months postpartum