02.09.16 Pulling to Stand

It’s been a week now that Ascher’s been really working on getting vertical. Before, he’d  primarily go from sitting to crawling and back. Then, he’d go from sitting to kneeling. And most recently from kneeling to standing. In the beginning, he’d kind of get it, maybe half the time. The other half, he’d look longingly …

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02.08.16 Period, update

So you know how I was all like Hooray Hurrah my period’s back? Not that any menstruation is ever a party or anything, but good God. My first period back? NOT fun. At all. The flow was so heavy on day 2 and 3 that I already ran out of pads that I packed for the whole weekend. …

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02.06.16 Today was a good day

Today I managed to watch my 10 month old (where did the time go???) and make a soup from scratch (with homemade meatballs to boot) and pop a bottle of wine while watching a totally-thought-it’d-be-a-chick-flick-but-turned-out-way-better movie (Burnt, with Bradley Cooper). The daddies were out with the older siblings. Good tunes were playing in the background. …

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Glorious, Glorious Day

The first time around, it wasn’t til eight months in that I finally got it back. This time, it took almost ten months! What am I talking about? My period of course!  I’ve had a rough history with my period so while some mamas feel distressed when theirs return after having a kid, I actually …

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Brush Brush 

This, my friends, is a life saver. I don’t know why I didn’t think of it sooner. But electric toothbrush = no work for kids. Ollie just stands there and lets me help him brush. When he’s older, he can do it himself. And the beeps in btwn that signal when to move to another quadrant of …

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Soccer

I always assumed that sports would fall squarely in the Daddy category and I’d be free to busy myself with other (more interesting) activities while they’re out.  In the past few months, Ollie has shown an interest in kicking the ball in the yard so we figured, Hey let’s capitalize on that! I wasn’t super …

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