Want to know how we got our 2-month-old baby to sleep through the night? Check out or tenants of good sleep and our 2-month-old baby’s bedtime routine.
First of all, I want to apologize to my followers for the time that’s gone between updates. This is my first blog post in December, which is a little rough. Rest assured that I am not losing interest in this blog at all—I actually have some really exciting plans for it for 2019! By way
Christmas is a very big holiday in my family. For as long as I can remember, my mom has gone above and beyond to make Christmas a magical time of year, and I want to do the same for my daughter. The reality, however, is that when Christmas hits this year, Babyface will be barely
Happy 1-Month to my perfect little girl! I’m not sure if it feels more surreal that she’s already a month old, or that she’s only 1 month old. At times when I’m cuddling her on the couch and just enjoying how sweet and perfect she is, I feel like I just stepped out of the
The first time I rode in a car with my brother after his daughter was born, some obnoxious kid’s CD was playing on loop. Around the time the CD started wailing, “When you’re up you’re up, and when you’re down you’re down, but when you’re only halfway up you’re neither up nor down,” my brother
After 55 hours of labor, Babyface was brought into the world via C-Section on October 19th, 2018, at 7:27 a.m. She was 21 ¼ inches long and weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz. at the time of her birth, though as is usual with babies, she has lost a bit of weight since then and we
I make my living as a freelance writer so it might go without saying that books and literature are an important focus in my life. My husband, a fantasy novelist and comic artist, is equally hooked on phonics. With parents like us, Babyface was always going to have a small library dedicated to helping her
I have not done a pregnancy update in weeks–which is, perhaps, more telling about how the 3rd trimester is going than any actual update could be. While my daughter flourishes in her comfortable little cove, I have been struggling to make it through each and every day, and productivity on every front is suffering as
It’s been a while since I’ve been able to do an update. While I wasn’t prepared to type out a full update today, I thought this video might be a fun thing to share. Let me know if you have suggestions on anything I may be missing in Babyface’s hospital bag, or if you have
As in previous weeks, I’m posting my Week 29 update on the cusp of week 30. But hey, we made it through Week 29 of pregnancy! This was a big one. We had our shower this weekend, got something like 90% of what we need for Babyface when she gets here, and finished the nursery.