Mommy Is Now Entering Sleep Mode

Hey. Noob Mommy here. Remember me? Gosh, has it really been that long since my last blog post? I’ve been meaning to write… but then I fell asleep. I’ve been meaning to write… but then I watched two seasons of Californication. Who knew Fox Mulder (aka David Duchovny) was such a witty little bastard. I sit down in front of my laptop, load the blog, crack my knuckles, and then… I decide to go lift weights in the garage. When the kids {Read More}

A Celebration of New Parents

Visit

I just got back from visiting one of my best friends who recently had a baby. It was a really uplifting experience bonding with my old college roomie on a new level– as mothers. She is someone I admire greatly for her strength, perseverance, compassion and intelligence. While I was there she confided that becoming a mom has been one of the hardest, most exhausting things she’s ever experienced. I was surprised. If she thinks motherhood is hard, then damn, {Read More}

Upstanding Baby Sleeps Through the Night, Causes Mom to Seek Therapy

Upstanding Baby Winner

I hate to admit it, but I’m kind of superstitious. And I’m pretty sure there’s a superstition that says you’re not supposed to go bragging about how great things are going with your 5-month-old. Because that means my amazing baby, who is sleeping through the night, is suddenly going to cease all amazing activity and wake up every hour from now on, right? Well, sucks to that superstition, I say. {Throwing salt over my shoulders} {Making sign of the cross} {Read More}

SwaddleDesigns Baby Sleep Bundle Giveaway

SwaddleDesigns

Sometimes you just fall in love with a product. In fact, you can’t help but fall in love when it happens to be something that helps your little noob sleep better and longer. Case in point … the SwaddleLite blankets from SwaddleDesigns. I’m definitely smitten.   When NB2.0 was about 4 weeks old, we were able to smoothly transition her from sleeping in our room to her crib. I believe it’s because we swaddled her consistently with our SwaddleDesigns blankets {Read More}

E.A.S.Y Schedules Cheat Sheet: 4 Sample Baby Schedules from 4 Weeks – 1 Yr

EASY Schedules Cheat Sheet

With our second noob on the way this May, I’ve been rereading many of my parenting books with more intensity, attention and renewed trepidation. I feel like I’ve been living in the lap of luxury for the past two years with Noob Baby sleeping an average of 11 hrs at night! Did I just voluntarily sign up to sacrifice all that beauty sleep again?! And by “beauty sleep”… I mean SANITY sleep. I thought this would be the perfect time {Read More}

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