Babies

What Dad Needs to Pack for the Hospital Bag

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #MySignatureMove #CollectiveBias My pregnancy is slowing creeping to a close, as I have officially entered my third trimester.  I’m really excited, not just to meet my new baby, but actually for the whole birth process. Sure, my first birth didn’t more »

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I Was Tortured By Postpartum Depression

Hi there.┬áRemember me? I’m that tall freckled mom who used to blog ALL the time about her life, her family, and her adorable little son – Itty Bitty (aka Rhys.) I kinda disappeared from the blog-o-sphere, and life to be honest, for a large part of 2014. I’ve barely blogged about my new pregnancy – more »

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Our 2014 Christmas Card – And Announcement

The whole family has been sick with a cold for over a week, so I am delayed in mailing out our Christmas Cards. Hopefully I’ll have them sent out before New Year’s Eve. Nonetheless, I present to you, our 2014 Christmas Card. Full of Harry Potter, and a secret surprise! Happy Christmas Everyone!

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Are You Ready For Another Baby?

Are you thinking about having another baby? When are you guys going to start on your second? Doesn’t it just make you want another one? Itty Bitty needs a brother or sister. Umm…     No.           At least for a loooong time. No thank you, no way, I don’t think more »

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How Do Babies Learn Language? {guest post}

This is a guest post by our friends from The Metcalf Infant Research Lab at Brown University, where Itty Bitty and I had a lovely time this summer! I hope this information helps you – and maybe encourages you and your little one to help Brown further their research ­čÖé — Tall Mom How do babies more »

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SURVIVING BIRTH : PADSICLES

A perfectly sweet southern mother in law came into town a few days before her granddaughter was born. She was tidying up the soon-to-be new parents house, and began to put away some frozen items she had bought at the supermarket. She opened the freezer and was shocked to find feminine care products in bags, more »

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How The Movie Philomena Frightened Me

I never realized how scared I would become by being a parent. Chest seizing almost overwhelmingly scared that something could happen to my child. Last night I watched the movie Philomena, and it kept me up all night, and still haunts me this morning. Philomena isn’t a particularly scary movie. The “bad guys” in the more »

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