Look At Me! I’m An Ostrich! #NintendoEnthused

I’m burying my head in the sand right now. I’m ignoring the fact that in less than 24 hours I will be in Seattle… by myself. Well, not *really* by myself. I’ll be there with a whole bunch of other Nintendo Ambassadors for the launch of the Nintendo 3DS, but I will be there without […]

Screw Tummy Time, We’ve Got Teen Mom

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Well, she’s 3 months old. She went and left newborn-ness behind, and, hell, she’s as big as some one-year-olds (at least 16-17 lbs, I’m guessing). She’s 1/4 of the way through her first year, and I still feel like I’m trying to figure this whole “mother of 2″ thing out. Yeah, I have good days […]

4moms mamaRoo Review & Giveaway

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In the beginning, before she settled into her routine, before I FINALLY began to believe she’s a “good baby,” we had some rough nights. Mainly, her days and nights were mixed up and we discovered that, like her brother, she had to be bounced to sleep. Not rocked, not soothed by the “calming vibrations” of […]

Giving Myself More Credit For Surviving Colic

Kendall at 10 weeks old, snuggled in my Moby Wrap in the Texas summer heat because it's all that soothed him.

You know how so many things in life are much clearer, make more sense once you have something to compare them to? What’s become clear after these last few months with Leyna is how really, REALLY hard it was to be Kendall’s parent the first 3 months of his life. The clarity comes not from […]