Last week, my baby girl turned six months old! That’s a half a year, people. Whoa.
Soon she'll outgrow the chair. She already dwarfs the puppy.
She went to her new doctor for her six month appointment:
Height: 26.5 inches (78th percentile) Weight: 15lbs 7 oz (39th percentile) Head Circumference: 17.05 inches (75th percentile) [...]
So this was the first week of the new lifestyle. All things considered, it went pretty smoothly. I had a great plan for the week, with all my meals and workouts scheduled. Then it all got thrown out the window when my super-pregnant sister needed me to watch my nephew a few times so she [...]
I got this list from my local Mom’s group* of foods that help increase breastmilk supply. I wanted to post it so others could access the information as well.
Personally, I eat at least one of these foods on a daily basis. I also have a decent supply. Related? Maybe. But I know of anecdotal [...]
Well, to be honest, it’s past time. But now all my excuses are gone. Trip to Vegas? Done. Moving? Done. “I just had a baby?” Yeah… that was 6 months ago.
I have a love-hate relationship with my body. Some days I look in the mirror and think, “Not too shabby”. Then there [...]
It’s something I never thought of before becoming a mom: the project of changing a diaper in public. It’s scary enough to make you want to stay home. Or schedule outings around diaper changes.
If your baby is anything like mine, however, you will have a lot of experience changing diapers in public. I swear, [...]
We recently moved 75 minutes north to be closer to my husband’s work.
It was the best thing we’ve ever done. (Well, you know, besides make a baby. And get married. Ok, it’s in the top 3.)
My husband and his mini-me.
Before moving, Monday-Friday was a blur. My husband would [...]
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Let me take you back… back to when Vicki was a teeny tiny little baby…
We were in New Hampshire on our annual girls’ shopping weekend. I brought along my brand spankin’ new baby. All day long I [...]
Breastfeeding has been one of the most challenging and rewarding parts of motherhood. It hasn’t always been easy, but there is a bright side to every negative, and I’m not talking about the whole breast is best part.
Con: You occasionally step away from social gatherings to feed the baby and sitting in [...]