Top 10 Baby Essentials

I vividly remember creating my baby registry during my first pregnancy.  I wandered up and down the aisles of Buy Buy Baby like a zombie, eyes glazed over and mouth agape.  There was just SO MUCH STUFF.  And I didn’t know what most of it was used for. How are you supposed to know?  You’ve […]

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Mother’s Day

We don’t live glamorous lives.  We’re not jet-setters, we don’t attend swanky parties, and we practically live at Target.  We’re moms.  And we’re like every other mom we know.  We stay up nights worrying.  We are racked with guilt.  We’re exhausted.  We are a little heavier than we should be.  We question everything.  We pump […]

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Support Needed

The Story of My First Run Post-Baby 9:15AM Me: Ok, you got this. First time back out there. Gonna get rid of that baby weight no problem. Just an easy 3 miles. 9:16AM Me: Owww F*@$ Sh@* (Armed crossed across chest for the rest of the run) The End I used to have little boobs. So […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide for New Moms

  So you’ve just spent the last 9 months+ of your life playing host to a tiny miracle complete with nausea, back aches, restless nights, stretch marks and swollen ankles. Now you spend every waking second cuddling, rocking, feeding and worrying about this squiggly bundle of joy.  And the journey has just begun. We know […]

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Mommy and Me Yoga

When we were both still pregnant, we made a promise that we would meet once a week while were on maternity leave to just get out of the house. Even though there is so much joy in those first weeks, we both also recognized that the first time around, it could be incredibly lonely. But […]

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The 4th Trimester

So it turns out that all doesn’t end well when you reach the end of the third trimester, in fact, as I’m learning very quickly the second time around, the fourth trimester is in a lot of ways, the most difficult of them all. Everything in my life seems to be in a state of […]

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And Then There Were Two

I have kept two children alive for four weeks now, so that pretty much makes me an expert on being a mother of two, right? On several of these days, I have managed to both shower and eat lunch, which means I’m winning at momming.  And on one of those days, we actually packed up our […]

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Baby Wearing

I left the house today for the first time in a week…by myself and it was amazing. After having a c-section for the second time(and realizing that I am not in fact wonder woman) I have spent the majority of my newborn’s life literally in a holding pattern. Not able to drive, not able to lift anything heavier […]

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They’re Here!

I shaved my legs for the first time today.  I also showered and brushed my teeth before 5pm.  No one will see these things, and they are for no one’s benefit, but for 20 minutes today I wanted to feel normal.  Because early mom life is anything but normal. Erinn and I have had our […]

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