What To Do If Your Baby is Deaf

08. May 2017 Parenting 2
  Failure? “Don’t worry, many babies don’t pass the hearing screening the first time. She’s probably fine.” That is what the nurse told me the morning after Rowan was born. Her left ear failed the hearing screening. What the nurse said really bothered me. Not because my baby might have hearing loss. (In fact, having ...

Learning My Daughter’s Love Language

06. May 2017 Parenting 0
Hi everybody! I hope you all had a fantastic weekend. I spent much-needed time with my baby girl and husband. Rowan is starting to crawl and I can hardly believe it! Sadly, weekends always fly by. It’s always hard to go back to work on Monday morning…but hey, there’s plenty of daylight left today so let’s ...

Confessions of a Mom with GAD

Stress and Anxiety aren’t the Same No offense, but I can’t stand it when you say, “I get how you feel.” Because really, you don’t. Yeah, you’ve experienced stress before. But that doesn’t mean you struggle with anxiety like I do. Stress and anxiety aren’t the same. For starters, with stress, you know what’s worrying ...

Little Kims Baby Drool Bibs

Drooling Puddles My baby girl is teething like crazy. And she’s drooling puddles! But despite the advice from grandmas to “put a bib on her” I just haven’t been able to bring myself to cover up her cute outfits with drool bibs. I know, I’m a little crazy, but if the bib doesn’t look as ...

Create the Perfect Baby Registry Checklist

The Baby Registry: Where Do I Begin? Congratulations! You’re gonna have a baby! And that means, you’re gonna be getting a whole lot of stuff. Awesome, right? Well, not if you don’t know what to ask for. Babies come with a lot. Your home is going to be filled with everything from diapers and tiny little ...

When you can’t be a SAHM…and you want to be

20. April 2017 Lifestyle, Parenting 16
It’s 8:35 pm, and it’s the first time I’ve sat down since I got home from work. Cleaning, laundry, cooking dinner, eating (while standing to bounce baby), baking muffins for tomorrow’s breakfast… Well, I sat down twice to breastfeed–but even then, I held baby with one arm and multi-tasked when I needed to! Have you ...

What to pack in your hospital go bag

When it’s time for baby to make his appearance, you likely won’t have time to look around the house for what you need! You’ll want to have a “hospital go-bag” all packed and ready to go. But…what exactly should you pack??This is the big question! You do not want an entire suitcase, but on the ...

5 Reasons why I chose natural birth

  “You didn’t get an epidural?!” The look of astonishment on so many ladies’ faces surprised me, at least the first few times. To be quite honest, I hadn’t thought that it was such a strange thing, to go through labor without any pain medications. Sure, it was painful. I mean, it was excruciating. But I wouldn’t ...