Postpartum and Beyond

Ditching the Swaddle and Sleeping Through the Night

A Guide on How I Did It In A Week When my daughter was 11 weeks old I had managed to convince myself that Little P would roll over in her sleep and suffocate. It was an irrational fear, I knew that then and I still know it now. She wasn't anywhere near close to… Continue reading Ditching the Swaddle and Sleeping Through the Night

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Postpartum and Beyond

Bringing Home Baby

You want me to take this home? So, you've done it. You're leaving the hospital with your baby in the back seat, and it finally hits you. You have a baby in the backseat. You are going home. With a baby.  Of course, you're excited, but also slightly terrifying. This person is completely dependent on… Continue reading Bringing Home Baby

Postpartum and Beyond

No Motivation

How about YOU make ME some food? It's Monday (or whatever day, parenting don't stop for the weekend) you're feeling drained and you want to just take some extra time for yourself. What happens? All of a sudden your baby is up early and demanding attention. Unfortunately, you can't call in sick. You also can't… Continue reading No Motivation

Postpartum and Beyond

Crying Fits

Please Stop Crying Sometimes mom-ing (dad-ing, parenting) is hard. Your baby has a new diaper, has eaten, and is in your arms. Why is it crying?! Him/her you mean, of course, not it. But seriously, what could be wrong? There's no way they're hungry, they don't want the bottle (or boob). You're not wasting another diaper,… Continue reading Crying Fits