The baby recently celebrated his very 1st birthday. We’ve been very busy planning a move while working full time, and having the little one’s birthday became another source of stress for me. How were we going to mark the occasion? We don’t really have any parent friends with kids of the same age, so how… Read More Baby’s 1st Birthday
When I was 33 weeks pregnant, I began to itch up and down my legs, down my arms, on my stomach, and on my palms. I itched so badly that I made myself bleed from scratching so much. Nothing would stop the itch. I would get in the shower for relief, but the itch would… Read More Cholestasis Of Pregnancy And The Real Risk Of Stillbirth
Postpartum hair loss is no joke. Hormones and prenatal vitamins do wonders for your hair during pregnancy, but those same hormones can turn those luscious locks into wads of hair clumping in the shower drain once baby is born. Gross. My hair is very thin to begin with, so when I started to notice my… Read More Combating Postpartum Hair Loss
I read a blog post this week that led me back to my central reason for starting a blog. How do I keep myself from getting lost in mommyhood? I have been doing an awful job of this recently. Mommy guilt has set in on numerous occasions, I can’t remember the last time I… Read More Fixing My New Mommy Funk
Why is honey off limits for babies? The first time I heard that honey was bad for babies, I was in a prenatal class at the university. It was such an off-the-cuff remark that we could have easily missed this important information, and I generally only found this food restriction coming up in conversation as… Read More Why is honey off limits for babies?