Marlo at 10 Months

Oh my sweet and sassy Marlo. You are one-of-kind with your head-bobs, cute giggles, face-slapping, ball throwing arm, not wanting to eat then, OMG feed me now attitude. We love your personality. You’ve decided to go on a nursing strike. Not a good thing because I’m trying to pump and nurse as often as possible read more »

Winter’s Superhero

Some days it’s so cold here it requires two masks. My mom recently asked Jules if he doesn’t like to go out and play when it’s cold. He blinked then probably thought it was a weird question because, duh, he always goes out to play even in the cold. He’s truly a Minnesota boy. Winter read more »

All this to say February sucks and then it doesn’t

I have lots of stuff to talk about but its been so hard to get anything done lately. I’ve probably stretched myself a bit thin with my time. Its hard to juggle a husband, kids, full time job, picking up another gig on the side, volunteering my time for a conference, swim lessons, tennis lessons, read more »

Marlo at 9 Months

It was all about your mouth this month. Lots of new foods and 2 new teeth! In December, you tried to grab puffs and didn’t really have the hang of it. By 9 months old, you have it mostly mastered. You’ll reach for something using your thumb and index finger and you successfully make the read more »

On Why I’m Boycotting Target, My Favorite Store

When I first heard of the hacking situation at Target I wasn’t really surprised because shopping in general is a risk we all take. Our basic information is up for grabs everywhere we go. That’s what we give away in order to shop with plastic. But days later when Target still hadn’t really fessed up read more »

Marlo at 8 Months

It was a big month for you. You, dad and I flew to Las Vegas for a conference. You did ok on the flight and I did have to get up a few times to calm you down. Thankfully, we had 2 empty rows around us so it wasn’t bad. You ended up partying pretty read more »

Christmas 2013 Recap

Happy New Year! Now that Christmas is over, I’m back to work and Jules is back to daycare, here’s a recap of all the festive fun we had. Lesson for next year: don’t put presents under the tree until the absolute last moment. This kid and his “what’s in this one!?” and “these are all read more »