I’m a playful yet practical, outspoken yet introspective, courageous yet cautious gal who loves making things with my hands, planning parties, playing strategy games and drinking red wine (preferably a good Malbec). Read more
This post was written by guest mama Melissa after a ridiculously early morning….
My name is Mandy and I gave birth to my first child summer of ’15. River Devere entered our hearts the day before fourth of July. He is definitely our little fire cracker. It was a huge surprise considering he wasn’t supposed to make his grand entrance until August 17th! Read more
I’m a wife, mama to 5 lil men, and a nurse (on the side to keep my hand in what I love!). I’m mainly a stay at home mom and I work on call as an RN. In my free time I craft or read or watch my trash TV in quiet. I’m energetic and always on the go with a smile to go with it. You can’t miss me when I’m out with my brood in tow. Read more
~~~~~~~~~Gin & Zin Collaborative Post~~~~~
We were talking the other day about how there were a few things that people don’t mention prior to you having a child. There are the common ones people do mention like “You’d better rest now, as you will never sleep again” as well as the “bladder control issues” that may or may not ensue. Well we came up with 12 things that aren’t spoken about at formal dinner parties. Readers beware… This may be a bit graphic.
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Today I fed my 6 month baby boy solids for the first time. Just writing this brings tears to my eyes. He is ready for solids, but I am not. I’m not ready to share him. I love that I am all he needs to be happy and healthy. For 9 months he thrived in my body and then for 6 months he thrived off of the milk my body provided for him. It’s beautifully amazing. Read more
This week’s interview features our sweet friend Janelle. She was kind enough to open up about her experience with home birth. Enjoy!