Monthly Archives: February 2012

What Would You Pay for a Good Night’s Sleep?

“She’s so alert,” was the comment we heard most from friends and strangers when they met our new baby girl.  It was true – from a very young age, Viv studied everything intently with her beautiful gray-blue eyes, focused and curious.   She amazed us. We soon learned that “alert” was code for “doesn’t sleep.”

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Rowdy Sprout Rocker Tees Giveaway

Win a Rowdy Sprout rocker tee (or onesie, PJ’s or dress!) – read on to find out how… One of the coolest chicks in my mommy & me is Laura Angotti, owner and designer of Rowdy Sprout rocker wear for babies and kids. Using iconic imagery from classic rock bands like The Beatles, Nirvana and The […]

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OC/DC

When I was 22 weeks pregnant with Viv, I was put on bed rest and warned that I might lose my baby.  The next day, I had my first ever panic attack.  My heart raced and I hyperventilated, just like in the movies.  I asked Dave to find me a paper bag and he returned […]

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It’s All in the Timing

Dave and I are thinking about baby #2, so I’ve started gearing up.  I cut back on caffeine, loaded up on vitamins and dusted off my trusty Clearblue Easy ovulation monitor, just to make sure everything’s in good working order.   Every morning for a week, I peed on a stick, and as of last Saturday, […]

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Banishing the F Word

Dear Everyone, Now that the baby is one and starting to understand English, you’ve got to stop using the F word.   Please, I beg of you.  Stop calling yourselves FAT. For the next 17 years, kindly refrain from referring to your perfectly lovely body parts as muffin tops, cottage cheese thighs, saddle bags, pooches or […]

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