One of the first things I noticed about my amazing newborn daughter (aside from her obvious beauty and superior intellect) was that she would jerk herself awake throughout the night. And really, what’s more frustrating than watching all of your hard putting-the-baby-to-sleep-work go to waste?Read More
Month: July 2007
I’m not entirely sure if there really is a baby boom right now, or if I’m just more aware of every stroller on the street since having kids myself.
The other day, my son and I were wandering aimlessly in a children’s clothing shop when I started humming along to the piped in music. "Wait a minute," I said. "That’s Rosie Flores! Awesome!" An iTunes search for the song led me to The Bottle Let Me Down: Songs for Bumpy Wagon Rides.
Despite my irrational fear of fish touching me in the ocean (damn you, Spielberg!) I wanted to make sure my daughters fell in love with the water from the start.
I’m convinced kids will put pretty much anything in their mouths that’s personalized just for them. Of course I’ve only tried it with pancakes, and birthday cake – not like those need much help going down.
Needless to say, I was thrilled to hear about Hyena Cart, an online community where moms can sell their handmade wares–and the rest of us, luckily, can buy them.
When my son arrived, I wanted to include my daughter in the announcements. I figured what the heck, let’s force the whole sharing thing on them early.
I’ve never been the Grace Kelly type, although I certainly admired her style. I just couldn’t pull off a pearl choker over a cashmere twin set without looking like I was in a costume. But boy do I like pearls.