Everyone knows. Every mother needs to make sure to take some time to herself for herself, by herself. Everyone preaches, even people without kids know the, “nap when the baby naps”, and self-care line. Before kids, I had a lot of time to spend by myself. Before I met my husband, I lived alone for … More Taking some Me-time
I used to think that being a stay at home mom in our 21st century society was a luxury. I have had several people tell me that it is a luxury that I stay home (even though I also work to earn an income from home). However, like most things, looking from the outside in … More Is it a Luxury to stay at home?
I mean, seriously, I’m over this. I thought For Sure, Christmas morning, my babe was doing better. Her runny nose had subsided, but she still seemed a bit off to me. I just watched. No fever. At the highest, her fever was around 99.7 for a few hours, and went away. That was a few … More If I have to post one more time about being sick…
I just love this new app filter fad going around. I’m not one for fads and I’m not one for bandwagons, but I just love this going crazy in the breastfeeding world. I did a few versions of my nursling, and I don’t typically take breastfeeding selfies, but now I’m really losing my inhibitions. Which … More The Tree of Life Meets Sick Baby
As the title implies, I am under the weather. It started three days ago when I began feeling ill and spending too much time in the bathroom. Now we are all human, so come on. Anyway, then two nights ago, I couldn’t fall asleep for anything, had cold sweats, cramps, and then was just violently … More Sick Days? What Sick Days?
This is something I rarely get. But as it is, I happen to have some now. My baby is sleeping and I have no work from which I am procrastinating. My hubs hasn’t quite returned home from work, and the baby will be up soon – too soon for me to enjoy a nap. I … More Down Time
While I am not officially a lactation consultant, I am very passionate about breastfeeding and intend to become one. I am going to LLL meetings on the regular, and will be applying for Leadership at some point in the next few months. I know the LLL philosophy and agree with it, especially the part about … More How to Support a Breastfeeding Mom
If you would have asked me in my 20s what my thoughts on breastfeeding beyond infancy was concerned, I would have mouthed off about how inappropriate it was, and some other such nonsense. I never would have guessed that I would find myself doing just that. It’s simply so taboo in our society, and it’s … More Breastfeeding a toddler and other fun stuff.
My babe is 18 months old, and so we have some time before we think about schooling. That said, every day leads me closer to the conclusion that home schooling is what will be best for us. It’s not a decision made lightly. I enjoyed elementary school very much and had wonderful teachers. I had … More A gun in the school.
What can you do in one hour? … More All of the things you can fit in an hour.