Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Kiddo Connundrum: Addendum

Oh moms, we’re all in this chin-deep aren’t we? And non-moms, you have your own beasts. And dads…men. Well, write your own blog ๐Ÿ˜‰ I usually use this forum to talk about how lucky I am (ugh, that sounds horrible … Continue reading

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The Kiddo Connudrum.

This is not going to be a nice post. This is not going to be a politically correct post. This post does not represent how I feel every day. Or all day. Or most days. But this post is real. … Continue reading

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Fourteen Months.

There’s a milestone looming (in the next week, eek!) that probably doesn’t mean much to most mothers. I had no idea it would be so significant for meโ€“for us. Dot was a rough, pretty high-needs baby. And at fourteen months, … Continue reading

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Winter in the Pacific Northwest.

Around here, it’s the hardest time of year Waking up, the days are even gone The collar of my coat Lord help me, cannot help the cold The raindrops sting my eyes I keep them closed. Lyrics from “Before it … Continue reading

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Pantless: A day in the life

In September I bought new clothes for both my first internship and my new body. Size 6. Snug. (On a side note I’d bought pants for an interview in May. Size 8. I returned them after, not sure they’d still … Continue reading

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Bye-bye Bottles! (and peace out pump)

As of a few weeks ago M&M is completely off bottles! Bottles have been somewhat supplemental for the past four or so months (she eats three solid meals a day) and mostly acted as a sleep aid. A Mommy-isn’t-here sleep … Continue reading

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Further Resolve.

Because I’m both a classic over-achiever and glutton for punishment. Develop and utilize some kind of podcast system. Be more informed. Use drive-time more wisely (this fall I began listening to OPB almost exclusively when driving with good results). Focus … Continue reading

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My First Ever New Year’s Resolutions.

Twenty-twelve. Welcome ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ve never been one to do the resolution thing. Which is not to say I don’t make changes in my life; I think I tend to be more gradual and less, well…organized this time of year. Last … Continue reading

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