My Kid Discovers the Difference Between Mommy and Daddy

My kid is full of little gems. The latest came a few days ago… My husband decides to take a leak while I am in the bathroom getting ready for work, and my son comes in wondering where daddy is. … Continue reading

When Parenting Gets Real!

My son is 27 months today. That boy is smart, active, determined, and independent.  My mom tells me he is very much like me when I was his age.  He knows exactly what he wants, how he wants it, and … Continue reading

Breast Feeding and Tooth Decay

I took my little guy to the doctor for his 2 y.o. check up last week, and learned something I wanted to share. I wanted my pediatrician to give me some tips as to how I could ween my kid, … Continue reading

I Am Not the Nanny

“Will the parents be joining you?” What?! Rewind… I went through a marathon trip to get my son to the doctor Monday morning.  I missed the bus that I usually take–it only comes once an hour–and I thought the train … Continue reading

Some Women are Terrible Mothers

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, and I wanted to get back on with a positive note.  I wanted to.  But, clearly, this is not that kind of post. Next week, I will have been a mom for one … Continue reading

Tips to Produce More Breast Milk

A friend who was pregnant with baby number two reached out to me for information about breastfeeding.  She had difficulty breastfeeding her first little one, and was worried she wouldn’t be able to produce any milk.  I had the same … Continue reading

Could You Adopt a Baby Out of the Blue?

I was checking out some videos on YouTube, and this one came up as a suggested clip after the one I was watching ended. If I had cable, I’d try to watch this show.  Seems pretty compelling. I had nine … Continue reading

How to Save 5% on Purchases

My husband and I shop at Target several times a week for baby items and groceries.  The cashiers often ask whether we’re interested in getting their Red Card, but we always turn them down.  We don’t want to get a … Continue reading