Monthly Archives: December 2011

Our first Christmas

Christmas Day with 10-week-old Wilder was not unlike many days spent with my little man. Eat. Sleep. Poop. Repeat. Only it was fantastic. Daddy Bedgood was on hand all day whether it was carrying Wilder around the living room much … Continue reading

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Baby Jesus

There is life Before Wilder and After Wilder. After his birth I look at everything (nearly) differently. Christmas included. The fact that young Mary had a baby in a manger blows my mind in a whole new way (and I … Continue reading

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The mommy doll

There’s a little thing my sisters and I like to do where we imagine people as dolls with a string in the back and choose what their phrase would be. It’s usually more than a catchphrase – it speaks to … Continue reading

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Things I know

In a matter of nine weeks with little big man Wilder I have learned much. Some scary. Some beautiful. Some gross. Here are a few … 1- I now understand why sleep deprivation is an effective torture method. By week … Continue reading

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I’m not griping

I would like to officially endorse gripe water. It’s something I never really knew about before baby. So for the preggers and soon-to-be preggers, add it to the list. It’s basically an all natural calming tonic touted for gas, tummy … Continue reading

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Music to a new mom’s ears

I recently posted about the questions to never ask a new mom, which made me wonder about what queries are not only safe but welcomed as women begin this crazy journey. A few come to mind and all have the … Continue reading

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Checking up

Today was Wilder’s eight week check up. I’ll save you the suspense and jump right to the “everything looks great” report. Whew! I feel a sense of relief every time we leave the doctor’s office. I felt a similar thing … Continue reading

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