Peanut’s lack of speech sometimes worries me when it comes to interacting with non-family. Even close friends/children can be a challenge. We had a great day overall and it was beautiful and sunny outside! Apparently there is something about my Peanut that draws kids to him. Within 10 minutes he made seven new friends. He […]
As my 10 1/2 Week old son lay sleeping in his bassinet beside my bed I smile in near disbelief that he is truly mine. It’s hard to explain but it’s as if my life now that he’s been born is a surreal experience – much like a dream – that I could blink and […]
This is a topic I’ve been avoiding but it is time to vent. One word: hormones No one warned me that hormones will be an issue after you’ve given birth. Even after the first menstrual cycle they are still out of whack. I feel like my hormone imbalance might be stronger now than during my […]
So I’m entirely new to baby wearing but am loving it! Here are my reasons for loving front-carrying: • baby is close to my body so I can be attentive • allows me to be hands-free • my body movements and smell allow baby to be (and stay) calm • baby can sleep comfortably • […]
It occurs to me how important a support system is for a new mom, especially a first time mom, and how much I wish I really had one. Don’t get me wrong I have a great boyfriend, fantastic parents, and amazing friends; but people have their own lives too. A friend who I’ve known since […]
I never had any definite plans whether or not I would have children. Now that I am a mother to my amazing son I cannot imagine my life any other way. It’s such a strange sensation looking at his face and just knowing life was supposed to be as it is.
Acelyn in his hospital bassinet. I know all parents think their baby is the cutest creature to ever be born, but seriously look at this little big guy. I am so in love with him.
Well I was sort of hoping to have another birthday on the 1st but I don’t think Acelyn is ready today. His dad’s and mine are both on the 1st of a month. My due date according to the hospital is the 9th, and according to my OB’s Office is the 11th. I’m kinda nervous […]
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