I ended my last post with the Peppa Pig show we took Ari to at the beginning of April, leaving Sam home with a babysitter. I worked the next two days, then took Sam’s picture a couple of days after he turned 10 months old. At the end of my last post, I also mentioned… Continue reading April 2017, Sam at 10 Months Old, Easter, and Vision Board 2017
I keep wanting to share some of my thoughts and what I’ve been reading about baby and child development. With Ari, I read sooo much and I was determined, this second time around, to put the books and internet away and just enjoy Sam. But I’m just passionate about baby and child development. I started… Continue reading Respecting Babies and Children: Parenting Resources and Thoughts
We’ve had so much snow this year! I previously shared some photos from our early- to mid-December snowfall. Then we got more January 7th to the 9th, all was clear and schools opened up again on Tuesday the 10th but shortly after 5:30 that day, it started really coming down! It was quite a blizzard.… Continue reading Snowmageddon 2017
Quite a while ago I was feeling stressed and overworked and I picked up this book for $1 from the thrift store sale section, titled with a phrase I’ve heard before to describe working mothers’ home life: The Second Shift. It’s been published in many editions, and the one I picked up looks like this:… Continue reading Book Review: The Second Shift. Also thoughts on the division of labor at home and “family-friendly” workplaces.
I meant to write a post like this, about the post-partum period, after Ari hit three months old. I have it saved in my drafts still, and the first sentence is, “So long, fourth trimester!” But then I went back to work and whatever ground I had made with figuring out how to take care… Continue reading Book Review: Mothering the New Mother