Flu season. A season that meant nothing to me until I had kids. Suddenly, every runny nose, cough and sniffle made my back stiffen. Pumpkin (my first) was sick so much her first two years of life. We’d make plans and have to cancel them. We even ended up in the hospital for a respiratory illness. It’s scary and can be stressful, but the more
Patch is now one year old and we wanted to capture his first time having cake on camera. With Pumpkin we decided to do this pre-birthday party to avoid group shyness. We got AMAZING pictures with her. But this year we are in a bit of a financial bind, so we had to figure out how to do smash cake pictures but on the cheap.
Today’s Facebook memory said the following: Only a few contractions today, but it was nice to work from home. My focus was a lot better because I’m comfortable. Just wish the work on our bathroom was done but in the meantime, just nesting and trying to prepare! I had been getting contractions for a few weeks but it was starting to get me winded, so
This weekend is the LA Baby Show and you are not going to want to miss it! I’m going on Sunday since we are celebrating Patch turning one (OMG already??!!) on Saturday. The LA Baby Show is one of the best ways to get a close look at new and innovative products for babies and toddlers. Last year I attended this show while pregnant and
Well this is it. The countdown has started. I have two weeks left of breastfeeding and unfortunately, it’s out of my control. In two weeks I’ll be starting Humira, a drug to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis. I put off any drugs for years because we knew we wanted two kids. Or at least to try for two. Unfortunately with a miscarriage and an ectopic, that path
I never posted the picture above because I was ashamed. Ashamed of my breastfeeding story. But I’ve decided during World Breastfeeding week is the time to tell it because we have to share all our breastfeeding stories. Only in sharing can we support and find support from one another. With baby #2 (Patch) I was so determined to breastfeed. I struggled with Pumpkin and ended