Hubster works in residence life and we live on campus. Our living arrangement often produces a lot of intrigue, so I thought I’d address some of the most common questions here. Enjoy.
The Myths and Realities
We live in a “dorm” room. First, let me correct you with the … Continue Reading
I was chatting with my sister-in-law about what it’s like to transition from one child to two, and she was offering me some tips. One of them struck me as a particularly awesome idea: a feeding basket. What the heck is a feeding basket, you ask?
Well, I’m glad you … Continue Reading
There was a time during my first pregnancy that maternity swim wear was relegated to a swath of dull and unflattering colors, a one-size-fits all mentality, where suits were a function over form design. This need not be the case anymore. As a matter of fact, today’s modern maternity swimwear … Continue Reading
I was extremely blessed to have Hubster home with C, Baby Jo and me for three weeks. We did our best not to get cabin fever by heading out on little errands; but on Saturday we went on our first major family outing.
The sun was out, a cool breeze … Continue Reading
I wrote this post before we were surprised by Baby Jo’s early arrival. Thankfully, C absolutely adores his sister!
C’s reaction to meeting Baby Deuce is going to go one of two ways:
1. “Oooo, baby!” *cue soft petting of baby’s head and attempt to kiss her*
2. … Continue Reading
When I think back to the days and weeks after C was born, I don’t remember that much. I was trying desperately to breastfeed, but felt like I was failing. Hubster and I were extremely sleep deprived. C developed colic around his second week of life. He needed to be … Continue Reading
My wonderful sister-in-law, Jen, wrote this post for us today! She writes over at On The Night You Were Born, she has three beautiful girls, and she’s super awesome. Show her some love for me!
Long before we had three kids, I remember saying to my cousin … Continue Reading
I’m happy to welcome Nicole Connolly, PhD, today to talk about reducing stress in light of Mental Health Awareness Month. I must say, motherhood has brought me more stress than anything else has! Thank you for being here, Nicole!
If you are like the typical mom, you are on … Continue Reading
Today, I’m happy to introduce you to author Pauline Wiles! Pauline writes articles on lifestyle and organizing and when she offered to write a post about low-cost mood boosters, I was excited to read her ideas. Enjoy!
For the days when you’re feeling just a little bit blue, taking … Continue Reading
It’s hard to believe that two weeks have passed since Baby Jo was born. In some ways, it seems like the time has flown by; but in others, it’s like she’s been with us forever.
Things are going quite well for me. In fact, I find that I need to … Continue Reading
C loves his sister so much that he has to scale the side of the changing table to give her kisses.
Since we’ve been having so many issues getting C to sleep in his bed all night long, we decided to have one of the student beds brought in from … Continue Reading
I’m not sure why this article suddenly went viral, considering it was published in 2004, but “A Nation of Wimps” by Hara Estroff Marano has been making its way around social media this week. Published in Psychology Today, it discusses how micromanaging our children is negatively affecting childhood development. If … Continue Reading