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}

Shitzkrieg 2012

The aftermath.

That’s what I get for bringing God into it. Clearly, God chose sides today. And he was not rooting for team Mommy. I should’ve known as I was making threats this morning on our way to school that all this punishment talk was going to come back and bite me in the ass. BIG TIME. So let me set the stage here. Noob Baby asked me to make her an egg for breakfast. The egg requests are few and far {Read More}

SwaddleDesigns Baby Sleep Bundle Giveaway


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}



Today was one of those Awesome-Not-Awesome days. I’m so bleery-eyed, sleep-deprived and cranky from this thing called “Motherhood Part Deux” that I can barely muster the energy to login and write this post. But…. I couldn’t resist sharing this tidbit from my day with you all … y’all (cuz this is going to be a classy post). So… let me start with the Not Awesome. My days pretty much consist of fuss-jumping back and forth until the two fusses tap {Read More}

Unforgettable Party Favors With Parker’s Crazy Cookies

Parker's Crazy Cookies

With the arrival of NB 2.0 right before Noob Baby’s 4th birthday, we knew that realistically, we’d have to celebrate NB’s birthday with a little less fanfare this year. Luckily, our wonderful family came through as always and took NB to the Happiest Place on Earth. So even though we didn’t have the usual party with bounce houses, hyenas, flying monkeys and a chocolate waterfall … she  still knew it was her super special day. Can you tell by the {Read More}

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