Earlier this afternoon, Brady refused to nap. He was exhausted from a busy morning of playing outside, a 6-block walk to the park, and the 85 degree day helped to sap the last ounce of energy from his little body. Yet, he would. Not. Sleep. During Intervention #1, when I went into his room to refill ... » Learn More about Choices
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Thank you, Jess, for sharing all of the intimate (and hilarious!) details of Cam's birth! We Moms can definitely relate to the "airplane pads!" ______________________________________________________________________ I have been replaying the day I went into labor with my first child over and over ... » Learn More about Birth Story: Camryn
Thank you to amazing Mama, Shauna, for sharing her experience! I love Shauna's sense of humor and the fact that she let nothing stand in the way of getting what she wanted: a beautiful, healthy baby! Happy Friday, everyone ... » Learn More about Birth Story: Presley
The morning of July 25, 2009, a day passed my estimated due date, I awoke very early to what I thought was just more back pain. The previous night, we had celebrated my brother's birthday at the Hofbrauhaus and I was blaming Germans and their hard wooden benches for my discomfort. (Pregos are ... » Learn More about Birth Story: Brady
I received sloppy kisses and a gift certificate for a day of pampering at the spa from my kids and husband, respectively, this morning for Mother's Day. I opened adorable crayon-scribbled cards with kind, loving words that reached from the pages and tugged at my heartstrings. I stood in church with ... » Learn More about How to Write a Rap Song: A Gift for Bad Muthas