Archive of ‘Baby’ category

[ARCHIVE] Dear Baby

Holy cow y’all. Ella is turning one on Friday. One! On Friday! Since this is her birthday week and I’m feeling incredibly weepy and sentimental, I decided to dig up a few old posts. I still remember the day I wrote the post below. I was about 7 months pregnant and bursting with curiosity about what sort of […] Read more…

Booblash?

The next mom who tells me that their 5 month old sleeps through the night is going to get a fork in the eye. Are you drugging your baby? No? Then what the hell. Why won’t MY child sleep for more than 2 hour stretches at night? Hmm? Somebody tell me why. Ella had gotten […] Read more…

Bringing Baby Home

I don’t know how else to phrase it so I’m just going to go ahead and say that the first few days at home with Ella were horrible. You, read that correctly – ho-rri-ble. It was by far the most emotionally and physically draining time of my life. Let’s put it another way shall we? I would rather […] Read more…

A Birth Story

 Wednesday, November 3rd 2010 11 a.m. – I wake up (Don’t judge me. In my defense I had been up for a full hour in the wee hours of the morning with false labor pains). I wake up feeling fine but I have a stinking suspicion that my water may have broken or at least […] Read more…

Dear Baby

Dear Baby,  Hi. It’s me, your mother. I don’t think we’ve been formerly introduced yet which I think is totally weird, given that you’re inside of me and everything. I won’t take up too much of your time…I just have a few things that I wanted to run by you, if that’s ok?  I’m fully […] Read more…

Great Expectations

This past weekend we spent our entire Saturday attending an 8 hour pre-natal seminar for first time parents. Yes, you read that correctly – 8 hour seminar. The length of the class is a direct representation of how thoroughly dense we are about the process of childbirth. Not wanting to offend us, they named the […] Read more…

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