Oh, You Thought I Was All Done Talking About Poop?

There’s a moment in parenthood when I feel totally incompetent, helpless, and debilitated. I kind of just stand there breathing deeply, saying to myself Whoooaa… ok. Ok. Ok. Whooooaaa.  I get the shivers, zone out, and have an out of body experience — the kind where my soul flies out and floats above my body and watches me standing idly in pseudo shock. The only way I know how to snap out of the whole freakout is to give myself {Read More}

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

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

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}

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