I have some “big feelings” to share. Ari also has been having some big feelings this morning, lying face down on the floor in the hall at school while I dropped Sam off, then yelling loudly but not talking or using any words in his own classroom before I sad goodbye. I’m assuming it’s related… Continue reading Back to Work (the Life of a Working Breastfeeding Mom!), Family Update, and Sam at 4 Months Old
I was still pretty sick for most of last month and Ari was sick off and on. Almost three weeks in, I was just congested and coughing a little and I thought he had a bit of a cold but was otherwise healthy, but it turned out he was getting Hand, Foot, and Mouth disease!… Continue reading February 2016
I started this month with some good intentions for cooking at home! We’ve had a couple of Costco trips recently and always feel like we spend too much money there, and this last time I wanted to be sure to use all the food we bought. And I want us to eat more healthy food.… Continue reading August 2015 – Ari at 26 Months Old
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.
In this post I’m going to get you all caught up on the rest of Ari’s developmental progress in the past month! I covered walking and climbing in my last post. After we got back from Canada I had a bunch of work days that added up to about 65 hours over seven days, followed… Continue reading Ari is 14 Months Old!