Baby Talk: Recommendations (0-5 Months)

I know not all of you have kids/want kids/plan to raise any more small humans. BUT chances are you know someone who’s pregnant. Or someone who might get pregnant some day. Or maybe you do, in fact have small babies or are expecting one. Regardless, this post is for you. Use it as advice, use…

Baby Talk: Nursery Tour

Yay! It’s finally here! 😊 M’s nursery was not finished before she arrived. Everyone told us it’d be fine because she wouldn’t use it right away. They were right… …but we DID end up moving her in around week 3 or 4. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends moving baby to his/her own room between 6…

Three Months of Madelyn

Tomorrow M will be THREE MONTHS OLD. That’s a quarter of a year! 90 days! Excuse me while I both go cry in a dark closet & also pop open a bottle of champagne. Nicknames: Maddie, Maddie Lou, Mads, Maa-da-lou, Moo Loo, Moo Shoo, Moo, Poodle Stats: Based on rough at home measurements… 13.5 lbs &…

M’s Grand Arrival | part 2

I won’t write a long intro. We’ll just jump back into the story ☺️ (You can find Part 1 here.) We decided to go with the vacuum delivery to force M out of her cozy home. At this point I was exhausted. I wanted to sleep for days. In between contractions/pushes I was given oxygen and…

M’s Grand Arrival | part 1

I haven’t shared our birth story yet because I’ve been unsure about how to publicly do it. I don’t want to overshare my or M’s life (although my family will tell you I’m way past that point here in Blogland), but I want to tell my story here in my space. So here’s a condensed,…