Our Week in Pictures

“Look, Mama!  Now I can pull myself up whenever I want, even when you’re not watching!”

“I also like to leave behind a path of destruction.”

On my shopping spree to find new clothes to flatter the new body shape that C left me with, I found what I think will become my favorite dress of the summer season!  Please excuse the awkward self-portrait-in-the-bathroom. 😉

Continue Reading...

Another Scary Step in the Right Direction

C and I had the best morning together yesterday.  We went to our newly remodeled Target (don’t even get me started on how excited I am about it!), had a lot of fun playing and laughing together and then I enjoyed a vanilla latte and he took a 2.5-hour nap.

Continue Reading...

Review: Boogie Wipes

Disclosure: An Amazon affiliate link is included below.

Ever struggle to get the crusty boogers off your sick child’s nose?  I certainly did.  C would get so angry with us when we tried to wipe his nose.  He’d flail, kick, cry and shake his head wildly.  Then I remembered hearing about how great Boogie Wipes are.  My practical side was skeptical – wouldn’t a wet washcloth work just as well?  After fighting C for two days during his latest cold, I decided to give the Boogie Wipes a try.

Continue Reading...

Non-Slimy Finger Foods?

Do you know of any healthy finger foods for a 10-month-old that do not have a slimy texture?  I’ve been brainstorming for days, but haven’t come up with any fruits or vegetables that wouldn’t be slimy!

C is very particular about texture.  He doesn’t like to have anything sticky or slimy on his hands.  I gave him some bananas last night and he angrily flailed his arms and gave me the stink face.

Continue Reading...