Resources on Discipline

We’re on our way north, but I wanted to give a shout out to all of my readers who commented on my discipline questions post. Your words gave me food for thought and I’m so glad to hear I’m not alone in all this wondering! I ordered this book to continue my research and emailed […]

My Mothering Type

All my life I have loved learning about different personality types and other things that make people the way they are (birth order, upbringing, etc.). Here you can take a quiz to find out what your mothering personality is! So interesting!!! I found out that I’m an ENTJ or Executive Mother …Competent and confident in […]

P.S. Birth Story Extras

As I mentioned, my birth experience wasn’t what I planned. I had hoped for a calm waterbirth at our birthing center. Instead, Jemma was born under glaring lights in a stark white hospital room. Of course, what’s most important is we were both safe throughout our 3 days of labor. But still, I mourn a […]

Less Jersey, More Herbs

picture credit Having a little munchkin makes me look at the world in a whole new way. I’m more conscientious of the TV we watch (Dominic’s Jersey Shore), foods we eat (the occasional McNugget) and things we say (you know, those less-than-ladylike words I might utter every so now and again). I’m definitely not striving […]

Bottle Drama

Jemma and I are getting ready for my transition back to work next month (sad face). With this comes some bottle drama. We introduced a bottle to her around 5 weeks and she seemed to do fine. Since I know she can take one, I stopped consistently giving her one. Bad idea. Now she fights […]