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…
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.
What can you do in one hour? … More All of the things you can fit in an hour.
To prove that it’s never ending, I am attempting to prepare lunch, watch the toddler, and type this, while figuring out how to set up this blog. I will stop for a minute, prevent the baby from ripping pages out of the book, run to the stove and stir the pasta, come back, read what … More First Post