It seems like just after I see an adorable, multi-child family and think, "wow, I can't wait for my little girl to have a sibling she can play with like that," or "look how cute that sister and brother are playing together," my daughter has a marathon cling session, epic crying episode, or terrible teething-induced … Continue reading Ready? Not ready! Ready? Not ready! #timeforbabynumber2 #nottimeforbabynumber2
I think I've graduated to official mommy status: I was upset that today I bought diapers at full price (though they were Target brand, score, bought with my Redcard for 5% off, double score) - no sale, no coupon, no Cartwheel discount. Sigh. But when you have just a handful left, a mom's gotta do what a … Continue reading Minus five points for mom #nodiapersale #shoppingfail
You know you're really getting ready to try for a second baby when you start thinking, "gee, it would be kinda neat if we have twins this time."
My husband asked how much more helpful it'd be, as a parent, to have chameleon-like eyes that can see in front of and behind you. I said, "Not much; I'd rather be like Shiva and have multiple pairs of arms." Seems I never have a free hand with baby around!
I started out thinking, "We're going to be those parents who can do everything they used to do, just with a kid in tow." Sure, that works for the first three months while they're still portable, but then things change ... and then you're the parent you swore you'd never be, the one who's a … Continue reading And I thought this would be so easy…
What to do when your baby has pooped when you're out and about but you forgot to restock the diaper bag? Scoop out the turd with a wipe, use a new wipe to clean baby, and put a facial tissue in between baby's privates and the used diaper. Return home asap for a new diaper! … Continue reading Parenting Pro Tip: MacGuyver Diaper #makeitwork #parentingfail