Baby Talk: It Didn’t Work Out

In my opinion, admitting one’s failures is humbling. I think it also shatters the perfect image that’s so easily fronted online. I will never ever claim to be perfect (although I’m plenty arrogant… cue the humbling). Before M was born, I had a plan. Then we brought our fresh baby home and realized plans are…

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 &…

Baby Talk: Introduction

I want Life as Louise to reflect my day to day life, but right now that’s primarily work or M, and I don’t want LaL to become a full-fledged baby blog. So today I’m rolling out Baby Talk. Once a month or so I’m going to put on the mom blogger hat & write about…