CHOMP! Shark Themed Name Labels at Mabel’s Labels

The Discovery Channel has been warning us for months: Shark Week is coming! Seriously, I think I started seeing commercial for it starting in April. Did you know that Shark Week is television’s longest running summer event? Mabel’s Labels has some cute shark themed labels to help you keep track of your child’s belongings. They … Read on…

Plain Ol’ Worry? Or Mother’s Intuition?

I’m a worrier by nature, but since becoming a mom it’s gotten worse. I honestly can’t decide if this is normal (to some degree I know it is) or if it’s partly postpartum anxiety. It’s really bad the first year postpartum. After I had G, I was obsessed with the idea he was autistic. It wasn’t … Read on…

Letters in the Mail

95 This is the number of letters going out in the mail today. These letters are going to physicians, therapists, pediatricians, lactation consultants, nurses, doulas, OBs, and midwives. And that is just today. Tomorrow I will mail 70 more. And the day after that I will start emailing professors teaching students in these same fields. … Read on…

5 Gifts a One-Year-Old Really Wants

L received a lot of flashy, noisy, colorful toys for this birthday. Some of them have been put away for a rainy day (or to be forgotten about until he’s too old for them, whichever comes first) because we were still recovering from all the presents recieved at Christmastime. The thing is, one-year-olds don’t really care … Read on…