On Babies and Boobs

So, we're right in the middle of World Breastfeeding Week and right at the beginning of National Breastfeeding Month.  Everything I've seen so far basically feels like it's "International Pretend to Be Supportive But Actually Silently Judge All the Moms Month/Week."  Like we need a specific week or month for that, right? In any case, … Continue reading On Babies and Boobs

On Gem-Hunting

I feel like I'm doing a poor job documenting my constant evolution into parenthood.  My co-parent has written a couple of eloquent and humorous posts about our adventures as parents, and I both love him for it and have to stop myself from becoming actively resentful of the fact that he's doing such a great … Continue reading On Gem-Hunting

41 Weeks, 1 Day

I could have forgiven him for being fashionably late.  I've been known to be so myself.  In fact, I came into the world three days late, which allowed my parents to enjoy a relaxed Thanksgiving meal -- and then recover from the subsequent food coma. See, I was conscientious.  I was considerate. But this kid has apparently … Continue reading 41 Weeks, 1 Day

[Around Here] On Works in Progress

I got a message from a twitter friend the other day inviting me to participate in a blog round-up where folks answer questions about their current works in progress.  I sadly had to respond that I'd love to be a part of it except that I currently have no work in progress. And I don't … Continue reading [Around Here] On Works in Progress

[Thankful2012] Day 2: BREAKING DAWN Didn’t Ruin the Sensation of the Baby Kicking For Me

If you haven't read the book or seen the movie, I'm going to do some pretty major spoiling here. Just fair warning. So, Bella's pregnancy. Holy hell, people. After reading about broken ribs and spines, I was pretty freaked out at the whole idea of feeling a baby moving & kicking inside me some day. … Continue reading [Thankful2012] Day 2: BREAKING DAWN Didn’t Ruin the Sensation of the Baby Kicking For Me