Archive for the ‘Parenting’ Category

I have a rule about not coming upstairs to use the computer after my kids (parrot, turtles, rat, chinchilla) are asleep. I’m breaking it tonight. I should be downstairs getting ready to sleep, but instead I’m up here, having woken up my kidlets, blogging. Not very nice of me. I know. We don’t subscribe to […]

I don’t mean to harp on this… but I really am completely blown away by this whole idea. We aren’t talking about a six year old child having a temper tantrum at the supermarket because he wants a toy. We’re talking about a three month old infant who is crying because he needs the comfort […]

A little background… I’m a member of, an online community for pregnant women (many who continue to be members after their babies arrive). The group there that I’d been most active in during my pregnancy was the group for moms all due in July of 07. I haven’t been there much since Lily-Ann arrived, […]

My Heart


I wasn’t one of those textbook moms, who falls in love with their baby at first sight. I was honestly in such a haze for the first several days that I can’t recall feeling much of anything. Lily-Ann’s birth was quite honestly the worst experience of my life. After such a horrible beginning, it was […]

Will I Love E?


This may sound like an absurd worry to some… but it’s a worry for me none the less. So many soon-to-be moms that I’ve visited with are already in love with their little one, before they even arrive. Personally, I have no such feelings. Logically I’m quite aware that it’s a baby growing inside my […]