Browsing All posts tagged under »Not a typical mom«

Puppy Love

November 19, 2013


My child thinks he’s a dog We have a dog, a miniature dachshund with a not so mini personality. To us, as are most dogs to a couple, our first baby. She’s a part of the family. We affectionately call her Hotdog. Yes. Hotdog. When Lil Johnny joined our world it took adjustment. There was […]

Playing Teams

November 7, 2013


Playing Teams There seems to be an unsaid divide out there between some moms. I’ve seen it more and more recently and I find it quite shocking. The divide is between the moms with one child and the moms with two children. I thought we were in the same club? Navigating this parenting world together, […]

Bottle Monster

October 20, 2013


Lil’ Johnny will not give up the bottle. Milk has to be administered in a bottle for him. Sippy cups need not apply. I guess the branch doesn’t fall too far from the tree. Mommy likes the bottle too. Except mine holds wine. It ain’t just the sippy cups that Lil’ Johnny despises. It’s straw […]

Walk This Way

October 2, 2013


Lil’ Johnny just turned one. It took a bit of Mommy juice to swallow this. I can’t believe I have a one year old child. Time frickin flies. No longer a baby, He’s officially a toddler. Except he’s not toddling yet. He’s almost 3 feet tall and growing a mustache but not walking yet. And […]

Flashback; The Birth of Lil Johnny

September 20, 2013


In celebration of Lil’ Johnny turning one, I will share with you his birth story. The real story. I have had this written for almost a year – written down a few days after birth to capture all emotion and so none of the unbelievable shit that went down would be forgotten. Which in hindsight […]

The Name Game

August 29, 2013


Do you have trouble remembering names? I refer to it as the name game. It’s a game I never win. My memory sucks. It could be that I have too much going on inside my head. It could be that I wasn’t listening. It could be that I don’t give a shit. Or the most […]

Lil’ Bookworm

August 25, 2013


Lil’ Johnny loves his books. He just can’t get enough of them. What a great thing – our son loves books! A great tool for learning, it makes for a happy parent. Baby Touch and feel books, color books, baby faces books, first words…animals…peek-a-boo…you name it, we’ve got it. And here-in lies the problem. We’ve […]