Motherhood

Top Four Essential Breastfeeding Supplies

A few days ago, as I was nursing the baby, the phone rang.  I got up, still nursing, walked over and answered the phone.  It was my husband, and when I told him what I was doing, we both laughed.  Nursing child #4 is very different compared to child #1! With my first, I would… Continue reading Top Four Essential Breastfeeding Supplies

Miscellany

We Need To Change Our Conversation: Stop the Violence In Our Language

I keep reading about all the conversations we need to be having.  About guns.  About mental health.  About the privacy of our kids’ identities.  And yes yes yes to all that, but before we can actually have hard conversations, we need to take a hard look at how we converse. What are we are saying?… Continue reading We Need To Change Our Conversation: Stop the Violence In Our Language

Miscellany

Around the Web and Pictures of the Week

[Amusing sidenote:  I wrote this on Friday and totally thought I published it.  Not sure what happened there.] Well, it’s really crunch time now.  In less than two weeks, the movers are coming.  I’m trying to tie up loose ends and get everything in boxes, etc. So, I’m feeling a little blah about doing a… Continue reading Around the Web and Pictures of the Week

Parenting

Things newborns like to do

Waiting for a clean diaper to make it dirty I change his diaper and once he’s covered with the nice, clean, dry diaper, he makes a poo, and I have to change him again before putting him down to nap.  It’s like he has a preference for a non-wet diaper for his bathroom needs.  What’s… Continue reading Things newborns like to do