Category Archives: Baby Fat
I am pretty vicious about toys around here. When my world is falling down around me in chaos and fire, I go to the playroom and I purge. IfView full post »
You know how I know that postpartum anxiety is very REAL for me? Because when I’m not drowning in it, I look at my previous self fromView full post »
I’d say this would maybe not qualify as a cake wreck. Sorry to disappoint?
Oh sure, it took me 6 hours to craft this beast that IView full post »
Lowell turns 2 tomorrow.
If that surprises you, know that it surprises me more. So much so that I…. didn’t even see itView full post »
The lowest, rock-bottom point in my postpartum anxiety battle was a quiet afternoon, as I rocked my then 9 month old daughter in her darkView full post »
Did you read Part 1?
Dear pregnant me,
I know you think you have this figured out. You did your research, read the websites, the forums,View full post »
It’s June. It’s almost halfway through June! And I feel terrible that I’m just now writing about this, organizing, this,View full post »
Last month, Carnival sent us on our very first cruise as a family! The details: We went on a 7 day cruise aboard the Carnival Magic,View full post »
I’ve been shooting with a Canon camera and lenses for almost 5 years now, so naturally I was pumped to work with them on a post toView full post »
Bringing home baby soon? Well, first of all, CONGRATS!
Now, let’s talk life. With a baby. A BABY… IN YOUR HOUSE… CAN YOUView full post »
In some ways, I consider myself a bit of a parenting social scientist, making observations about life with 3 children.
In today’sView full post »
Contributor Julie Forbes is here today with potty-traning advice she got in a class, based on advice from the AAP, that she took at aView full post »
Blinkbuggy, an app I’ve written about before and love, is launching a rad new feature soon, and they’ve sponsored this post soView full post »
ISeeMe Books has teamed up with me to celebrate National Siblings Day by sponsoring this post! They are giving away books and a sentimentalView full post »
Myth: Feeding your baby is for bonding and turning off life, looking into their eyes, and devoting all your attention to them while youView full post »
“Are you the parent you want to be? If not, what’s stopping you?”
I asked that on my Facebook page yesterday, and theView full post »
When our dog Bruno had to wear the cone of shame for any reason (and there were many), he would just… sit there. Motionless. Shifty eyes. IView full post »
With my first baby, I was that mom, the Martyr MacGyver with the Mary Poppins Diaper Bag. I had it all. I was prepared for anything.View full post »
Before he could do much other than lay there and look at me with big eyes swallowed up by even bigger cheeks, back when he stayed in theView full post »
Last week we returned from 8 days away from the kids. It was refreshing and relaxing, but I think all we really needed was 7 days. We spentView full post »
There is one whole room in our house finally complete!
I think I’m just going to live in it, and never leave it. I’m sureView full post »
The internet has never not been a part of my life as a parent. Some of the first people I told I was pregnant were a bunch of womenView full post »
In the fall of 2013, when Lowell was 8 weeks old, I had a moment that made me wonder if I’m actually some kind of psychic.
I’mView full post »
I think that was the longest post title in the history of this blog, but I know it’s like minutes until Christmas and we are allView full post »
I’m channeling my click bait curating talents today for a post that is guaranteed to make you smile. If #13 doesn’t make yourView full post »
Stokke Tripp Trapp Sale at LullabyBaby.com- $199 ($50 off!) | BabyRabies.comView full post »
The Allstate team teamed up with me again and sponsored this to talk a little more about household hazards, especially ones that are easilyView full post »
The last time we moved, our oldest was 8 weeks old. It was horrible. Truly. I don’t ever recommend moving across the country with aView full post »
The experience of selling our house and buying a new one has been pretty similar to planning our wedding. At first, we were like,View full post »
I’ve been through this 3 times now with the same results, so I think I can consider myself an expert at this point. The 2nd periodView full post »
Remember how I spent nearly a week carefully crafting an intricate, homemade costume for Kendall last Halloween?
Well, I was having none ofView full post »
It’s what we’ve always done. It’s what we will always do, CHILDREN.
So every year. EVERY YEAR. I will drag your littleView full post »
Contributor Suzanne is back with LOADS of ovary-bursting pics of baby Linc. You’ve. Been. Warned. And also! A sweet giveaway from aView full post »
I’m a self-diagnosed digital hoarder. My computer files are probably hiding hundreds of dead, flat cats. My desktop (the one on myView full post »
Lowell had formula.
I say this not for praise or like it’s some kind of confession. It’s nothing I’m ashamed of.View full post »
Big news from contributor Julie today! I have never been able to pull off anything more than a blank stare to tell my husband I’mView full post »