These are a Few of My Favorite Things (The Ultimate Baby Registry Review)

Lucy is officially one, and as she grows out of the baby stage and into toddlerhood, I'm celebrating by selling all of her stuff. Ha- sorry Lucy! I'll admit, I did have a small moment of sentimentality - particularly when I mailed off that SollyBaby wrap that she basically lived in for the first couple months - but [...]

Finding Healthy After Baby

I've always been a little bit obsessed with "health." And by health I mean exercise and weight management. So not really health. Growing up my parents were always training for one race or another, oftentimes a marathon. And I was always training for the next tryout. Soccer, diving, ultimate. As a family we were almost [...]

The Global OB Fee Trap: How to Find and Fight It

I usually write in this blog about babies and breastfeeding and potty training and other cute and gross and funny and sentimental things. So I apologize in advance for this one. It's about insurance. STOP! Don't leave. I know insurance is not what anyone wants to talk or read about but please please please, I will sprinkle [...]

The Things We Don’t Say

I got into "mommy blogging" by accident. When I got pregnant with Mia I started a (private) blog as a way to keep my parents and close family up-to-date on the goings-on of my pregnancy. And then at some point enough people requested the password to read it that I just unlocked it and made it public. And [...]

39 Weeks

I wanted to write one last blog post before I have a toddler and a baby and no time to do anything besides change diapers, pee-soaked undies and nursing bras - but it looks like that's not gonna happen (unless Lucy decides to come LATE and she better not) so here's a quick 39-week update. [...]

Lucy’s (New) Nursery

My little lovebug is sick today, simultaneously breaking my heart and at the same time filling it up with all kinds of snuggles. While the munchkin sleeps (and before I catch whatever it is she has) I'm catching up on email and also finally getting around to taking some photos of Lucy's (not-really-new) nursery and putting together [...]