This post has been on my mind and in my heart for a while to write. Maybe someone out there is feeling as confused and lonely as I was when my seventh baby was born. We waited the longest time between babies #6 and #7. I actually had three months where I was neither nursing … [Read more…]
Baby wearing is something I feel fairly passionate about. It has worked so well for me. With my newborns I think about how for the last nine months they’ve heard my every breath and heartbeat. What could be more comforting to them than to continue hearing those sounds. Holding a baby in your arms though … [Read more…]
My baby is getting bigger all the time and doing it mostly on breast milk. Not surprising except when you consider that he’s nearly seventeen months and weighs over thirty pounds. Some days are better than others for eating solids, but he probably averages an 80/20 ration between breast milk and solid foods.
A little over a week ago I ended up in the E.R. of our local hospital because my baby had croup. We’re not a family who goes to the doctor for every little sniffle, and I tend to second guess myself when we have to go to Emergency. Well, it looks like I made … [Read more…]
Because I have been asked more than once what books I would recommend for young children I thought I would do a post devoted to a few of my recommendations. Some of these are not readily available anymore so you’ll have to keep your eyes open at garage sales, thrift stores, etc. I’m listing these … [Read more…]
I like to read about other people’s lives. I enjoy posts that give me a peek into what someone else has been doing. I’m guessing at least some of my readers are the same so I thought I’d give you a peek into my afternoon yesterday. I had a lot of baking but I … [Read more…]
This has been a busy week, but I don’t have a lot to show for it. First of all, my husband has his 50th birthday coming up next month, and I’ve started plans for a big party. Secondly, I installed a new digital scrapbooking program on my computer, and I’ve been busy setting it up … [Read more…]