J drove home two days ago for a family emergency and probably won't be back until sometime this weekend. That's been incredibly stressful, and while surgery is behind us, recovery is ahead and that will be long and hard. We will be making a lot of trips home as much as we can. That leaves me to fend for myself. We don't live around family, so no one can step in if we need it. ... Read More about Solo Parenting
Let me start by saying, we have tried it all and I have zero interest in advice. Every time someone gives me advice it ends in me just staring blankly at them because the person truly believes I have never heard of such a wonderful thing that worked for their kid. I am glad you're sleeping, but you're not helping me. I just want to complain. My 13 month old is still not sleeping. ... Read More about When Does Sleep Happen?
This post may contain affiliate links. I went to Walgreens with the intention to buy a card for my mother and my mother-in-law for Mother's Day to be mailed out from just John and I.. I saw a coworker there (and 10 other people) looking for a card as well. She has two little girls. I made a comment about this being a happening place right now, and she replied that she couldn't find a card ... Read More about Mother’s Day DIY: Hand print Flower Pot
Bubs fell head first into a wall. Hard. I was folding laundry, and he was toddling around as he usually does. He's been going much faster, tripped, and flew head first into the wall. He was fairly close, so his head bumped, rubbed, and neck bent backwards. Instant tears. I don't know if he was scared or actually hurt. I calmed him by nursing him, and he cried as he nursed. I ... Read More about Bumps and Bruises
Is it okay if I curse? I might have to. WHY HASN'T THIS DAMN TOOTH COME IN?! I am in teething hell. Last Friday night Bubs slept from 10pm-5am. He goes to bed around 7:30pm. That night...I thought maybe the stars were aligning. Maybe we were turning the corner. Maybe I could sleep soon! And then Saturday hit. And it hasn't stopped. The whining, the restlessness, the ... Read More about I’ve Been Toddlered