Middle of the Night Musings

so this weekend is a major prom weekend so I’ve been seeing a ton of adorable teenagers dressed to the nines. Alongside all of these photos has been the term “on fleek”. What the heck? Since I have a little time (during our second middle of the night feed), I googled this phrase.  A Brief History of ” On Fleek” So there you have it!  I now feel really old and out of touch. I really need to get back on the pulse of things.      Continue reading Middle of the Night Musings

Bye, bye Swaddle 

Before Téo was born, I knew one thing for certain: I would follow Dr. Karp’s 5 S’s. For those of you that aren’t familiar (Happiest Baby on the Block): Swaddling Side/stomach position Swinging Shushing Sucking While still in the hospital, the nurses taught us how to swaddle the baby using a blanket…easy peasy! Yea right, Téo quickly learned to break out of the blanket swaddle (I’d say this happened around day 4). Not to mention he quickly became too long for most of the blankets we were using. Enter the Zen Swaddle. We absolutely loved it! The little weighted birdie really … Continue reading Bye, bye Swaddle 

Concrete Boobs

A friend of mine recently had a baby and so naturally we have been talking about the joys that come with being a first time mom and something that keeps coming up is “concrete boobs”. It’s not really something I remember reading about during the pregnancy and had no clue what to expect when it came to the sensations that come with breastfeeding. Concrete Boobs = super large, engorged, hot to touch, hard, BIG nursing boobs So a few days after delivering this little tiny baby into the world, your boobs get huge! I’m not talking sexy, break them out … Continue reading Concrete Boobs

April Fool’s on Me

Last year while at a volleyball tournament, I along with my team thought it’d be funny to post this picture, with no caption:   We did it a few days before April 1st so no one really thought it was a joke. A whole bunch of comments came flooding in: excitement, wonder, anger that they didn’t find out first, etc.  Little did I know the joke was really on me!! Turns out I was 2 weeks pregnant at the time (we wouldn’t get confirmation of the pregnancy until 2 weeks after “my prank”).  So my advice for you today: be … Continue reading April Fool’s on Me