Category Archives: New Motherhood

Posts about being a new mom when you’re an old lady!

07.17.12: Get Out!

I don’t get out much. When your husband travels – a LOT – and your kid is a late riser (totally not complaining about that) and you live in a part of the country that is a sauna approximately from … Continue reading

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02.23.12: Be Here Now

Perception of time is a curious thing, isn’t it?  Mondays drag, weekends fly by.  High school felt like an eternity when you lived through it, but in retrospect, it was a blur.  A minute is a short amount of time … Continue reading

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04.11.11: Weight Loss Update and The Search for “Ideal”

The day Baby Girl turned 10 months old, I stepped on the scale and was happy to see that I was 10 pounds away from my first major milestone in this version of the journey: a return to what I … Continue reading

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12.28.10: The To-Do List That Didn’t Get Did

Baby sleeping.  Mister at work.  My to-do list: Laundry (3 loads) Figure out Mail Merge to get Christmas Card list (yes, I know what day it is) to print on labels, otherwise this to-do list will include “hand-address 42,000 late … Continue reading

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12.10.10: Progress So Far and Baby Safety

Baby Girl is down for a nap – it’s 10:15 in the morning.  As she was dozing off on my chest (I’m spoiling both of us), she laughed in her sleep.  I swear.  When stuff like that happens, it’s hard … Continue reading

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12.08.10: Will The Baby Sleep?

Every time she sounds like she’s winding down and ready to nap, she spools back up again.  So here I wait, thinking that maybe she’ll go under … see, she sounds like she’s going under, found that thumb … aaaaannnnnnnnnnnnddddddddddd … Continue reading

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12.07.10: More Goals, Parental Sacrifice, and Choosing Organic

Week Four Goal: Add push-ups, crunches, and lunges 3 days this week. Get act together on blog. Now, I usually discourage non-specific goals like “get act together.”  Because that’s not really a goal, that’s an admonishment, and a setup for … Continue reading

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