Monthly Archives: November 2010

Hi ho, hi ho…..

One week from now, I have to return to work.  The very thought of having to leave Stella makes me feel weepy.  Understand that I’ve always been pretty career-oriented.  I felt funny leaving the office for the last time before … Continue reading

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Lions and tigers and….ducks? Oh, my.

While nursing, I often end up studying the fabric that Stella’s blanket or outfits are made out of, as we spend a whole lot of time together in that position with very little to do.  I have noticed something that … Continue reading

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This too shall pass

After you’ve been pregnant and had a kid, you cease to have any shame at all about bodily functions.  Just look at most of my posts about poo, squirting breastmilk, peeing, etc….  We have had a new phenomenon this week … Continue reading

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More than ok

While I feel very guilty for saying this, another baby has been very much on my mind (or in the back of it).  As much as I am absolutely in love with Stella, I can’t seem to completely shake that … Continue reading

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Weighting room

Stella had her 2 month checkup (and the dreaded vaccinations) today.  We knew she had been growing.  We knew she wasn’t the tiniest baby on the face of the earth (hence my c-section).  We figured she was thriving; the pediatrician … Continue reading

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Poppycack

Just over 8 weeks into being a mommy, I have learned that there are some truths in this game.  Here are some that I’ve figured out so far: 1)      The phone will not ring until you finally take a nap.  … Continue reading

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Can I buy a vowel?

Little children are really very remarkable.  You start to get into a bit of a routine with them – and by that I mean you learn a tad what to expect.  Then, abruptly, they will throw some sort of developmental … Continue reading

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The land of milk and mommy

I’ve developed a new fixation, and it may or may not be sick.  It seems I’m a hoarder, but with a very specific hoard: breast milk. I know it sounds crazy, and I guess it is.  It is constantly in … Continue reading

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What not to bear

It’s so true what they say when you are preparing to bring a kid home:  there is an overwhelming amount of stuff on the market, and if you’re new to the game, you have no clue what is REALLY a … Continue reading

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The magic vomit and the gassy knoll….

I think I’ve mentioned that vomit is becoming more common around here.  The stuff is insidious.  Just this morning, I experienced a barf unlike any other so far.  Picture this:  I’m holding Stella to my chest, head upright.  The child … Continue reading

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