Because grocery shopping at 11pm, after getting the baby back to sleep is far more convenient than I ever imagined it could be.
I've given in. There's no denying it now, I've officially tumbled into 'mommy blogging' territory. Instead of fighting it because of all the negativity and condescension that seems to come with that label, it is time to embrace.
There's a poem, or life lesson, or "inspirational" thingy floating around the internet about cherishing the moments with your children because you never know when it might be 'the last'. It's super depressing to read through and I'm pretty sure it's just designed to make hormonal mommas cry BUT it got me to thinking about my own moments that have ended.
Finding balance, juggling a new life, trying to find my way; these are all ways I could describe what really is just 'trying to find what works'. I often tell people I am hodge-podging together an income but in reality it feels a little more like throwing spaghetti at the wall and waiting to see what sticks.
Until I read an article about the tradition of bluebonnet pictures in Texas, I was not even remotely seeking out bluebonnets. But suddenly droves of families were posting across social media talking about the safest and 'best' place to take the family or pets for pictures; a field here, a pasture there, a side of… Continue reading BlueBonnets – It’s a Texas Thing!
Rucksacks and back naps! As some of you know I've gotten hooked into an amazing local babywearing community since the middle of my pregnancy. Not only are these folks super supportive and fast becoming friends but I am learning so much about wrapping, carrying, and all the benefits that go with. Right now I'm focused on learning how to back carry. Today I tried a new finish and for the last two days simply having Trent on my back has equalled pretty decent naps. My kid, the sleepless wonder for the first three and a half to four months (night or day), is napping.
It's true, this past weekend we were 'those people' on your airplane. In the past, as a childless couple we would often hope our flights were baby free. We found it comical the amount of times we were sat beside a table full of rambunctious kiddos in restaurants when all we wanted was a quiet night… Continue reading Baby in Flight