Category Archives: Month 02

Dear Playtex

Dear Playtex, Thank you for making a bottle my son, Oliver, likes. After spending hundreds of dollars on some of the most expensive and technologically advanced bottles available, all of which our darling son refused to take, Mommy picked up … Continue reading

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A Happy Mother’s Day

Before you were conceived, I wanted you Before you were born, I loved you Before you were here an hour, I would die for you This is the miracle of love. ~ Maureen Hawkins ~ Mother’s Day was also exciting … Continue reading

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The Bottle Battle

As I have discussed before, breastfeeding Oliver has been something of a nightmare challenge — one that is repeated 6-10 times daily. In order to give me an occasional (and much needed) break, Vik started giving Oliver a bottle about … Continue reading

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Baby Knows Best

I have been hesitant to put this in writing, for fear of jinxing our good fortune, but, here goes …¬†Oliver is a very good baby. ((( PAUSING TO KNOCK VIGOROUSLY ON WOOD ))) He is generally calm and content, loves … Continue reading

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When Nakie Playtime Goes Wrong . . .

There is something irresistible about a naked baby. They are just so stinkin’ cute, soft and cuddly, with their wrinkly bottoms and silky soft skin. Of course, allowing baby to play nakie comes with a certain amount of risk, as … Continue reading

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Yesterday Was Plain Awful!

To quote Little Orphan Annie, “Yesterday was plain awful.” Saturday night, Oliver went to bed at 7 pm. We woke him up at 10 pm to eat, and then went to bed. He proceeded to wake up at midnight, 2 … Continue reading

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A First Time for Everything

Being the mother of a newborn baby is never dull; each day brings a new first. Some are happy — the first giggle, the first “coo.” Some are gross — the first neon diaper, the first pee in the face … Continue reading

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