Category Archives: Babies

I’m 23 weeks pregnant. In 18ish weeks, there’s going to be another baby living here. I guess it’s time to, like, start getting ready? With the help of Wellements Probiotic Gripe Water, I’m stocking up on the most important things for those first few weeks and sharing some colic survival tips with you in this […]

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For that second before the balls dropped, I thought, “It has to be a girl. I’ve only ever felt girl. I’ve only ever dreamt girl. Leyna wants a girl so bad…. OMG it’s going to be a boy.” I saw my sister’s face as she came downstairs, after handing our neighbor – who was perched […]

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If you’ve been around here for a while, you probably remember how I craved rocks and sand while pregnant with my last two babies. In fact, my daughter Leyna’s middle name- Lorelei- is also the name of a large rock on the Rhine river in Germany, and that was totally intentional. After reading this piece […]

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“Aren’t you scared it will happen again?” That’s a question a few have asked since announcing my 4th pregnancy. I’m not offended by it. I’m open about dealing with postpartum anxiety and OCD. This is a part of my life, and many people know that. I pretty much know it will come back because it […]

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First, let me just acknowledge that I am usually a little skeeved out by the weird words/terms other people use to refer to their breastmilk- milkies, moomies, bobos, whatever… it’s all weird to me. Except also? Lowell calls it MoMos. So here I am seeing you and understanding that that is a weird thing for […]

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Nobody handles mom-ing quite like Suzanne, my friend and contributor. She’s a mom of 3 with one more on the way, and has a husband in the Navy who works long hours and deploys frequently. We teamed up with JOHNSON’S for this sponsored post because she was eager to try out… anything that could make […]

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