I first read about Reign last year in TV Weekly, which comes every Sunday with the newspaper. As a huge fan of the Showtime series The Tudors, I was excited about another historical fiction show on TV. But that wavered when I read more about it. Reign is based on Mary Queen of Scots’ return to French court after… Read More Reign & Netflix
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 More CHOMP! Shark Themed Name Labels at Mabel’s Labels
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 More Plain Ol’ Worry? Or Mother’s Intuition?
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 More Letters in the Mail
Moms don’t take sick days. Moms take DayQuil. At least the marketing team of Vicks seems to believe so. Do you remember these commercials from this past cold and flu season? I thought there were cute until I got sick and had the pleasure of parenting two children, one of which was breastfeeding. According to Vicks, Moms take… Read More Moms Don’t Take Sick Days…
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 More 5 Gifts a One-Year-Old Really Wants