I’m not going to bury the lede here. This post is about how I got my period back when my baby was only 2 months old, and how that sucks. Do with that information what you will now. This post is about periods and it’s only going to get more period-y from here. Okay, if […]

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  • Jenni - ME TOO! I started on regular vs. low-dose BC pills after my 6 wk checkup because like you, this was my 4th AND LAST baby. Of the 3 pill packs I’ve taken, I’ve bled for about half of that time so my doc is switching me to low-dose pills hoping that will make this nonsense stop.ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca Muth - I totally empathize, with my first child it returned at 10 weeks postpartum, which is relatively soon but nothing compared to kid number two; I bled for 16 days, had a week off, then my cycle started up. I was positive this was just a restart, because I was only 3 and bit weeks postpartum, but then 28th days later, like clockwork, I got another visit.
    After a couple months I switched to cloth and a cup, and started making and selling pads on Etsy to afford my paddiction, and cup collection.
    Shameless plug: Complimenses is my shop on Etsy and Facebook.ReplyCancel

  • Kathleen - The nice thing is that you probably won’t get what I call “broken vagina,” since you’re period is back. With my second I had “broken vagina” (essentially, nursing makes your body reactlike you’re in menopause- I can’t remember what it’s actually called because I have pregnancy brain). Didn’t have it with my first, hoping I won’t have it again with third (due June), because it was terrible. I would take a period over that any day!ReplyCancel

I’ve been thinking of getting a tattoo. I don’t have any, and I never, ever thought I’d get any. Not because I think they’re bad, but because I’m so fickle, and I’m certain I’d end up hating it. I’m not a “word of the year” kind of person any more than I’m a tattoo person, […]

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  • Amy - I love this. Since becoming a mom, the very similar word that I’ve been stuck on is mindful. I want to be mindful of every minute detail involved in mothering.
    Also, I think you should totally get that tattoo. Tattoos are awesome.ReplyCancel

I consider my parent partnership with Scott to be very close to 50/50. He helps with math homework, I help with reading. He packs lunches, I make after school snacks. He does the booger sucker thing, I cut the tiny baby fingernails. Oh, you know of the booger sucker thing, right? Like this one that comes […]

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  • Leigh - I love boon stuff. It just works (our odd ducks are going on eight years of non slimy bathtub fun)
    I am the shower person. We built a huge walk in shower with two heads so I don’t have to share mine and I usually wash the three younger kids (mine are basically the same age as your).
    He does most of bedtime while I knock out the baby, then we split the post lights out enforcement.ReplyCancel

    • Jill - I would LOVE a giant shower with, like, 3 heads. I’d just line them all up in there and scrub away… just not the baby. I can’t with holding the slippery baby!ReplyCancel

As Wallace’s personality blossoms, his chubby cheeks fill out, his hairline shows itself, and his smile comes quicker than ever, we are getting to see him. There he is! There’s Wallace. But depending on the day or the light or the angle, there’s Leyna, and there’s Lowell, and there’s Kendall, too. He’s all of them. […]

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