Please Shower

Recently I’ve noticed an attack on baby showers (apparently these are the riveting things that catch my attention now a days. I’m also using terms like “now a days.” If you choose to stop reading now, I won’t hold it against you.). Today’s Parent recently...

Mexico with a Baby

I love Mexico. Actually, I love Mexican food, which they happen to do a pretty good job of making in Mexico. Also, have you seen the abs on Mario Lopez? I’m kidding. Is he even Mexican? Anyhow, we went there. To Mexico that is – not Mario Lopez. All these haters be like “good...

Hip Hip Purée!

Even I am cringing a bit at the title of this post. It’s still happening though. Anyway. I think baby led weaning (BLW) is pretty awesome. For other moms. With kids who don’t gag whenever they feel a new texture with their tongue. So in other words, we stick to the purées at this...

The Goods

When Isla was about four months old, we spent a morning reading Dennis Lee’s Alligator Pie front to back – all 64 pages. In fact, we spent good chunks of our mornings in marathon baby board book reading sessions. It was only natural that I commended myself for instilling a love...

What NOT To Do If Yo...

Ah, the bathtub. Now we’re really getting the party (and delivery) started. 4:00 am: At our midwife’s suggestion, I settled in for a nice bath. That is, if your definition of nice means being interrupted every few minutes with intense full body cramps. Since Scott was ruining the...