Category Archives: Baby Fat

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Stop It, Summer

I got a catalog selling “Back To School” clothes and backpacks yesterday. And then I went to Target and scored 70% off a newView full post »

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Some Crib Mattresses Make Better Trampolines

As much as I try to stick to daytime working hours the days all 3 kids are in their summer program, nighttime work is inevitable manyView full post »

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Judgement Doesn’t Make You Fail-Proof – On Babies Left In Hot Cars

Every year, every. single. summer. my heart aches a deep, sharp, searing pain for the children who are lost to a tragic accident that takesView full post »

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The Excessive, Ridiculous Bunk Bed

When we decided to put the boys together in Kendall’s room (versus selling this house, buying a new one and trying not to getView full post »

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On My Worst Days, On My Best Days

I honestly think I could count on one, maybe two hands the number of times I’ve taken all three kids somewhere by myself (outside ofView full post »

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Commonly Overlooked Household Hazards to Baby-Proof for

Lowell is in full get-into-all-the-things mode. He’s pulling up on cabinets, pulling things out, trying to climb onto windowsills. HeView full post »

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Help Me Raise Money For Postpartum Progress, Win Cool Stuff From Joovy

I have a confession to make. When I first started blogging, started really getting to know the sphere of parenting bloggers, and got toView full post »

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This Might Be The Most Controversial Post Ever- I Love The Otteroo

Let’s get a few facts out of the way first: 1.That is my 10 month old, floating in a pool with an inflatable ring around hisView full post »

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The Myth That Car Seats And Carts Are Made For Each Other

I spoke with a car seat brand representative last month, and their pitch was focused on extra measures of safety. A news story was fresh onView full post »

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Easy, Cheap, DIY Padded Play Cube

When Lowell, my 10 month old, started pulling up a couple months ago, I realized we didn’t have many toys that he could safely pushView full post »

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Mother’s Day Sucked, PPA Sucks

Yesterday, Mother’s Day, didn’t go very well, and I’m mad. The kids fought nearly the whole day, the restaurant we choseView full post »

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Would You Rather?

A. Catch a stream of regurgitated breastmilk streaming down your cleavage, headed for your bra and shirt, with your iPhone, and then wipeView full post »

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Ball Gown One Day, Clogged Breasts The Next

I spent my weekend in Atlanta at the Ritz in Buckhead. On Saturday, I visited the Dry Bar for a blowout and dressed in a long sequined gownView full post »

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Give Yourself Permission To Change… And Not Pack Early

“How may of you are the parent you thought you’d be before you had kids?” That’s the question I opened with lastView full post »

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DIY Muslin Swaddle Blanket Stars

Recently, Aden & Anais sent Lowell a box full of soft, muslin goodies, from bibs to blankets and sheets. He’s been snugglingView full post »

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Bluebonnets 2014

We live in Texas. It’s bluebonnet season. I’m a photographer. I have children. This is inevitable. Bluebonnet pix 2014,View full post »

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Boy Chases Dog – You Need This In Your Life

Just a hefty dose of cute here, nothing more. It’s Friday. Let’s celebrate with a story of a boy and his dog. It begins with aView full post »

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Slice Of Perfect In Our Messy Reality- A Photography Challenge

“How do you keep your house so clean?” I get this a lot, which is highly laughable. While I would say we have managed to keepView full post »

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He Can See Clearly Now

You may have noticed in pictures of Lowell that his right eye looked… gross? Gross. You can say it. It’s okay. It was gross. PoorView full post »

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I Love These Pants For My Crawling Baby

Lowell is officially on the move. Fastest little crawler this side of the Rio Grande. Up on all fours, moving with a mission. He reminds meView full post »

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Top 10 Reasons My Infant Is Not Sleeping

10. His hands are fascinating. 9. He is actually a honey badger. 8. He’s trying to figure out how to eat the mattress. 7. He’sView full post »

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For Me, I Guess It’s Always A Matter Of Time- Postpartum Anxiety

2 pills. Lexapro this time, not Zoloft. The anxiety is back, and I’m dealing with it. I have the gift of experience behind me now.View full post »

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3rd Baby Wisdom

A friend recently asked me, “What have you learned now that you have 3 kids?” He and his wife are contemplating having theirView full post »

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Taming Hyenas With Compost Smoothies

When my kids get home from school, it’s like, stop. SHHHH. Don’t. open.  your. mouth. Not before I can shove some food inView full post »

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Denver! Got Dirty Cloth Diapers? Come Change Them!

In How-Is-This-My-Life news, I am going to be the official Guinness World Records Witness for the Great Cloth Diaper Change in Denver thisView full post »

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A Spring Break Epiphany & The Turducken of Alcohol

Oh hey there! I’m back from a little break I didn’t intend on taking. Technically, it was spring break here last week. WeView full post »

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Lucky Is The Baby In His Big Sister’s Bib

With our first, everything was new, just for him. Sure, we made some purchases with future kids in mind, and sure, there were hand-me-downsView full post »

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A Win For The Trojan Marketing Team

As I loaded up my groceries into my cart, the checker at Target did that thing where he just keeps right on scanning the next person inView full post »

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2 Boys Worth Of Stuff Into One Closet

The plan was to be living in a bigger house by now. It was to sell this house, and buy or build something with more space. The plan was forView full post »

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BirthPhotographers.com Image Of The Year Competition

Once again, for the 2nd year in a row, I was faced with an impossible challenge. I am a judge for the BirthPhotographers.com Image Of TheView full post »

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Donating Diapers To Giving Diapers, Giving Hope

That’s a box of diapers I just packed and addressed to: The Natural Baby Company Attn: Giving Diapers Giving Hope 1203 North RouseView full post »

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Lowell’s Soul and My Sixth Sense

This conversation about my baby’s soul and my mother 6th sense is sponsored by Baby Jack Blankets, which is one of Lowell’sView full post »

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Things That Make Me Happy On My Birthday

It’s my birthday!  The big Three Three. I’m making Scott take me out to lunch today where I intend to drink a bloody mary andView full post »

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This Is 6 Months

Half a year with this guy. Unbelievable.   Pics taken with my Canon 6D and Sigma 35 1.4 lens. View full post »

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I Want To Say This To Stay At Home Moms

“If I get to stay home, the house will always be clean, and I can learn to cook such great food,” I said to Scott at some pointView full post »

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This Commercial Captures Valentines Day Perfectly For Me

This commercial stopped me in my tracks the other night. I stood there, arms full of papers and dirty socks and other bits I was attemptingView full post »