That’s What I See…

“Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see?” If you haven’t read this book to your kid by now, you must not live in America. It’s just a classic in my neck of the woods. And the best/worst part is … Continue reading

Parenting Hacks

Parents have a lot of gear. Some of it is necessary to the survival of baby. Food, water, shelter, clothes, bottles, formula, safe place to sleep, etc. Some of the gear is helpful but not required. For us, that would … Continue reading

So Many Stares: More Tales From The Judgement Zone

Is it just me? Does this happen to other mothers who choose to wear their babies? I get so many stares when I wear Gibson in my JJ Cole Agility Carrier out in public. I don’t mean the nice smiles … Continue reading

Under Pressure

“Pressure! Pushing down on me! Pushing down on you…” Blood pressure that is. Mine’s too high. High enough that a couple weeks ago, I felt so off that I went to my general practitioner for a physical. He confirmed what … Continue reading

To Tabata or Not To Tabata

Fitness is important to me. Not slimness, mind you. But fitness. However, thanks to some financial setbacks recently, I have temporarily suspended my gym membership. Not that I was getting a whole lot of use out of it with Gibs on … Continue reading

Solid Decisions

As I mentioned in my post earlier this week, Gibson has started solids. Yes, I know the World Health Organization recommends nothing but breast milk until six months. Yes, I realize that Gibs is only five months old. Unfortunately, thanks … Continue reading

Letters to Gibson: Five Months

Dear Gibson, If there were a way to stop your growing, I’d be sorely tempted to try it. That would be incredibly unfair to you and not acknowledge your amazing advances, physically and mentally. But even so, I want to keep … Continue reading

Camp NaNoWriMo: Wrap Up

We cleaned up the cabin as much as we could. I think my parents are going to be charged for the damage done by the paint-filled balloons. The uprising incited by my cabin mate was quelled in the Great Hosing Escapade of … Continue reading

Adventures in Cloth Diapering: Reporting From The Front Lines

After a few months of heavy use, I wanted to write up a post about how we’re doing in our cloth diapering adventure. At almost the five month mark, I feel good about our investment in cloth diapers. But there … Continue reading