Becoming a Mama

6 Things That You Miss When You Have Lots Of Kids.

6 Things That You Miss When You Have Lots Of Kids.

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1. Tv binging on the sofa half naked surrounded by snacks. The Hubbs and I are counting down the days until Orange is the New Black season three is ready to stream. We will have to watch it in broken pieces on the nights that there isn’t work to do, or I don’t fall asleep by the time I tuck…

Preschool at Home: week 2

Preschool at Home: week 2

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This week has not been one that I would consider to be my shining glory. I am cranky, and sleepy, and not in the mood at all to talk to anyone, let alone perk up enough to have some toddler fun. It is one of those tough shit this is your job kind of weeks. So, we march on. I…

Free Breast Pumps Made Simple

Free Breast Pumps Made Simple

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                    Being an exclusive pumper  my pump is my most treasured possession at this point in my life.  Before I knew insurance covered a double breast pump I scored a hammie down on craigslist for 25 bucks. The woman had one child, and said she never used it. It works fine,…

Taming a Toddler Monster

Taming a Toddler Monster

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I am going to preface this with letting you all know I do not believe in statements like “Nothing works on my kid he just throws fits until I give him what he wants.” That is a load of crap, and not the good kind that can be used for growing lush gardens.  When my kids are suddenly acting like…

The End of the Baby Era.

The End of the Baby Era.

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Im sitting here looking at my calendar. May 21 circled and looming.  Causing my stomach to flip. That’s it. That’s the day that we are done having babies.   Hubbs is going in for his vasectomy. A quick 15 minute procedure will put a period at the end of our baby making sentence.   On the other side of me…

Revolutionary Guide to Baby Shower Gifting

Revolutionary Guide to Baby Shower Gifting

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  I love baby parties. Showers,Sprinkles Gatherings whatever. I love them. What I do not love is bad gifting.        Lets revolutionize how we think about baby party gifts!   Stop Buying Clothes! Yes those clothes are super adorable and sweet, but unless you’re a great Aunt or Grandma stop it. You are buying clothes in Spring for…

Last Baby: Third Times a Charm (part 2)

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After I found out about the strep b ,and the getting to the hospital 4 hours before I had the baby to receive the proper dosage of antibiotics I was bumming.  I had wanted to get to the hospital and push the baby out in 20 minutes.  At that point I started to delve into the breathing techniques for hypnobirthing…

Last Baby: Third Times a Charm. (part 1)

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After Lady Baby we had no intention of having another baby. I had said  maybe one more, but I only meant it half heartedly. We already had three kids, and that seemed like plenty.  Of course life happens when you’re out making other plans. Let me introduce you to my favorite mistake Last Baby. When I found out I was…