Since I'm now about halfway through cooking this babe, it's obviously time to repost the Pregnancy Cheese Chart, a week by week guide to the size of your fetus, by cheese. Is Your Fetus More of a Cheddar or a Blue?
Two funny stories One: About a year ago, I was courted to be a mommy blogger. For real! Like, for money. Lololololol. And I wrote some things, emails stopped, payment never came, etc. I moved on to other things, like having another baby and moving across the country. But I have these funny sort of … Continue reading Interests Include Mommy Blogging & Tandem Nursing
I tried not to complain too too much about what felt like an endless winter, in part because seasons are seasons-- they come and go pretty much without fail-- and in part because as a super tired, pregnant, sunlight-deprived lady whose toddler regularly woke her at 4:30 in the morning, I wasn't exactly hurting for … Continue reading Wild Winnie Pie
Winnie is nine months old (and four days, eleven hours, twelve minutes as I type). She crawls faster than I walk most places. She can pull up on anything, including mom’s giant exercise ball, the corner of dad’s shirt, and anything precarious/unbabyproofed (most things). She makes the tiniest smacking kissy sounds and today gave her … Continue reading Zero and Three Quarters
Winnie is growing up. She’s growing up and out, around and over, this way and that. Just as when I was pregnant, and my body changed without my direction, relaxing smooth muscle tissue, realigning my spine, increasing my blood volume, Winnie grows exactly as she should, in precisely the right order and amount, every moment … Continue reading Winnie Grows Up
After some fun playtime on the living room floor this evening, we started to wind down for Winnie’s bedtime routine. When she’s not tired out of her mind, the routine starts around 8 (so that mama can get home and get in a feeding or two before bed!) with a bath, infant massage, Goodnight Moon, … Continue reading Mobilizing
Dearest Babe! Mama owes you so many words upon words upon words. Words about the incredible changes you’ve made in the past weeks, words about your baptism, words about Mama going back to work and the dull ache of being away from you for so many hours at a time. Those words tumble ‘round in … Continue reading It was four months and three days ago today, little Winnie taught your mom and dad to play