Archive of ‘Kids and family’ category

An expectant mommy’s new best friend

Even though there are new studies that claim small amounts of alcohol are safe during pregnancy, I’m not comfortable taking that risk – mostly because I’m a lightweight and after 31 weeks of not drinking, I imagine my teeny bit of tolerance has totally disappeared.  That doesn’t mean I don’t miss having a glass of wine with dinner or while watching a bit of television though! I’ve tried the carbonated “wine substitutes” and I don’t care for most of them.  Imagine my surprise when I was at the Read more […]

Baby Shower Event – planning mode

It’s a new year and we’ve got a new baby on the way!  I’m deep into planning my first “big” (hopefully!) event that will run in February and I’m looking to include all sorts of products that will interest mommies and mommies-to-be: everything from cloth diapers for newborns to toys to fun blankets that are unique prints and won’t get mixed up with another baby’s at playgroup.  And of course, we can’t forget the big sister! If you have a product that you think would be a good fit and you’d Read more […]

Christmas Aftermath

At 1.5 years old, Ashlyn didn’t have the anticipation of Christmas, but she sure enjoyed every minute of it!  We had our first Christmas in 6 years where we could spend time with family and we had a wonderful holiday season.  Next year will be even more fun, with a second baby and a child will really “get it”. I can’t wait! I think the hardest part was finding new homes for all of her new toys…and is it just me or do they multiply in the night all by themselves? Read more […]

Wordless Wednesday – 28 weeks

I’m officially in my third trimester now, hopefully 12 weeks or less until Sprout arrives (but since his/her sister was so late, I’m betting this one won’t arrive until closer to 14 weeks from now!).

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