Hello Everyone! We’ve been MIA for a few weeks now, as we’ve had a lot going on at home. We just welcomed a new baby 13 days ago, had some post-birth complications, and woke up this morning to find our four year old daughter covered in chickenpox! Busy, busy, but I thought it would be a great opportunity to share some tips to help keep your little ones happy when they are feeling crummy with the chicken pox. (more…)
When my husband and I married, we became a blended family. I had children from a previous relationship, and so when we became pregnant and had our daughter, I was the parenting pro by default. He had nothing to worry about because I was going to show him the ropes.
I still remember that night. Our daughter was a newborn, no more than two or three weeks old. We had just moved back upstairs into our bedroom after a horrible c-section recovery that left me unable to walk for weeks. The baby was going through a growth spurt and wanted to feed all the time. I was tired. She was crying. The world was falling apart. (more…)