Baby vs. Television

Since becoming a SAHM I find myself watching (way) more television than I ever have in my life.  I’m talking like I can finish an entire season within two days while still watching other shows at night with Neil.  This is a bad habit and not one that I want Edith to get used to. … [Read more…]

Ups and Downs

This week has had it’s ups and downs but it is almost over and we made it through. Unfortunately with all that has been going on here we have not had a chance to post but don’t worry we will be back at it next week. Until then I leave you with this:

i miss sleeping.

Over the past week there has been a huge change in Edie’s sleeping and it is hitting us hard over here.  Edith has been pretty consistent with her sleeping patterns since day one.  Around 80% of the time we spend 30-90 minutes getting her to sleep and then she sleeps 4-5 hours, nurses, sleeps 1.5-3 … [Read more…]

Our Weekend in Numbers

I’m currently trying to recover from a single parenting weekend so here is a highlight of Edith and my weekend in numbers: Naps: 6 <—crazy! Hours of sleep: 14 (My sleep between Friday, Saturday & Sunday) Cups of coffee: 4 Showers: 3 (Friday, Saturday AND Sunday) Baths Given: 1 Workouts: 2 Break downs (mine): 3 … [Read more…]

Officially a SAHM/WAHM

As of June 28, 2012 I officially left my job after 27 months as an administrative assistant to become a stay-at-home/work-at-home mom.  It was a decision that neither Neil nor I took lightly but in the end decided that it would be best for us and for our child. Why? Importance of being home with … [Read more…]

Attachment Parenting

During our Natural Baby Care Class one of the big topics that came up was Attachment Parenting. Attachment Parenting is based on forming and nurturing strong connections between parents and their children. We discussed Attachment Parenting International‘s (API) Eight Principles of Parenting*: Prepare for Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting Examples: Work through negative emotions surrounding pregnancy. … [Read more…]