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How to Adjust to Putting Your Baby in Daycare (Or, “I’m not crying! You’re crying!”).

As I mentioned in my previous post, I've gone back to work and the young prince has begun attending daycare 4 days a week. I am aware that this is the best thing I can do to keep him from falling behind developmentally, that he needs the socializing, and because of our schedules he's there… Continue reading How to Adjust to Putting Your Baby in Daycare (Or, “I’m not crying! You’re crying!”).

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Mom Guilt, or, Why I Feel Terrible About Working.

I've been a stay at home mom off and on since just before Seth was born.  I've worked a few months intermittently but it was always shift work or something I could adjust the hours on to still be home a large chunk of time.  While I won't say I'm a great mom, I love… Continue reading Mom Guilt, or, Why I Feel Terrible About Working.

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Mommy’s on drugs (and other things I tell my child)

Postpartum depression is a sumbitch. I 100% expected to get it.  There was not a single, solitary doubt in my mind.  We'd had such a rough year and so much heartache over the baby's (thankfully non-existent) brain damage that combined with my own issues I knew I was going to get hit with it like… Continue reading Mommy’s on drugs (and other things I tell my child)

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Our First Family ER Visit!

Yesterday Seth decided to play the best game ever which included running a 103.5 fever for most of the day.  When it started inching up into the 104+ range we called it and decided to take him to the ER.  I'm picky about which one I'll go to (since the one closest to our house… Continue reading Our First Family ER Visit!

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A quick (long) explanation.

Some of you may have noticed it's been a while since the last update.  I assure you, I did not forget you.  It's just been a stressful couple of months and I as a rule don't like discussing a problem until I have a solution for it. So, let's cut right down to the dirty dirty and get that out of… Continue reading A quick (long) explanation.

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Someone is living in me…

Cat's officially out of the bag, I'm pregnant!  I was kind of avoiding blogging because I couldn't not mention it and I hate it when people are like, "Big surprise coming!" or "I've got a secret" bc duh, now we know you're either pregnant or traveling to Europe and since everyone knows we're on a… Continue reading Someone is living in me…