I am excited to let you know that Katrina Villegas has kindly provided me with an extra copy of her fabulous new book Baby Sleep Solutions: Exhausted? How to Get Your Baby Sleeping Through the Night in 6 Easy Steps to giveaway to one of my readers! My kids have never been good sleepers. My … Continue reading Book Review: Baby Sleep Solutions- Plus a Giveaway!
Until I had a kid, I really had no idea how hard being a parent is. Then I hopped aboard the pregnancy train heading for Parenthood with a capital 'P,' discovering all through the journey just how amazing (and sometimes gross- let's be honest) being a mom is. I bought What to Expect When You … Continue reading Job Description: Mother
**Disclaimer** I received this product in exchange for an honest review. I did not receive any compensation for this blog post. All views expressed above are my own and I was not paid for them. If you have been reading my blog for a while, you may remember me writing about how I started … Continue reading The Hairy Truth: My Experience Using HR23+ Hair Growth Supplement
I DECIDED TO CREATE MOMUMENTAL MOTHERS TO CELEBRATE WOMEN FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE. EACH OF THE WOMEN I WILL FEATURE ARE DIFFERENT, BUT THEY ARE ALL UNITED IN MOTHERHOOD. Today it is my pleasure to introduce you to my friend Mary. I have known Mary since kindergarten. We lived across the highway from each … Continue reading Momumental Mothers #4: Mary
I didn't know what to expect when I first tried breastfeeding. While in the hospital with my firstborn, my milk took a long time to come in and the lactation consultant advised me to start pumping. Even though she was getting colostrum from pumping and nursing, I was worried that Abby wasn't getting enough to … Continue reading 10 Tips for Increasing Your Breastmilk Supply That Worked for Me
Sunday afternoon my husband and Abby watched a movie in the basement and Oscar took an extra long nap so I was able to get a few chores around the house done. I folded laundry and noticed a lot of long hair. I swept the kitchen and bathroom floors and picked up a lot of … Continue reading Hair Hair Everywhere
It's hard to believe, but my little Oscar just turned six months old. He is rolling over, trying to sit up, babbling constantly, chewing on everything, and will soon have three teeth popping through. He loves to eat, so much so that I have been struggling to keep up with his appetite. Up until just … Continue reading Supply and Demand
Early this morning I glanced at the clock as I carried my sleeping baby from where I had been nursing him in the living room to the bedroom. Thank goodness it is only 1:30 a.m. and I can sleep for a few more hours. I'm so glad it is the weekend. Maybe the kids will … Continue reading Does It Ever Get Easier?
Yesterday was a tough day. Since it was Saturday the whole family was home together. I had a headache all day. Abby was tired and crabby and did not want to listen at all. I must have been crabby too, because I heard "Mom, you mad with me?" about a million times. The baby wanted … Continue reading A Better Day
Baby Oscar is now six weeks old. I love having him lay all scrunched up in a ball on my chest. His smell and soft fuzzy head is intoxicating. This week he has even given me several early smiles (I swear they weren't gassy ones!) It has been wonderful staying home and snuggling with him … Continue reading Getting Used to Life with a Newborn Again