I've learned a lot since my first baby- As I attempt to clean out the house before winter (eeek!), I'm finding hidden caches of baby stuff people gave us or I purchased that I never used and never needed... as we begin to contemplate adding to our family, I'm hoping to limit the amount of additional stuff that arrives along with a new addition.
Slowly but surely, my scar is smoothing out. It's getting finer. It's still there though- it's still a defining mark of the moment I became a mom.
I usually sneak off to write while my daughter naps. I'm so lucky that she's a reasonably predicable and solid napper. This is one of the things that has me conflicted right now. You see, I have a younger sister,... Continue Reading →
Looking good stems from feeling good. It comes from confidence. It comes from focusing on your overall health, not just your looks.
I still think of myself as a new mom, but 19 months in, I look back at where I started and am starting to feel like I might be able to do this. One of the things I did throughout... Continue Reading →
There are a lot of blogs out there that will talk about the beauty of motherhood. There are a lot of memes and cute stories out there about how as a new mom, you don't have time to shower, shave... Continue Reading →
There's a lot of hype around giving your baby a bath. What products to buy, how to get the water just right, what kind of massage to do while your baby is in the tub. You can spend hours with... Continue Reading →
I've been thinking a lot about taking care of others. For the past 14 months or so, my focus has been about 99% on taking care of my family. I do brush my teeth, shower, and eat the meals prepared... Continue Reading →
Our kids count on us every day. Sometimes it seems like an overwhelming directive- make all the decisions about everything every day- what to eat, when to sleep, what to wear, when the diaper needs changing, what to play with,... Continue Reading →