Not a Drama Mama

He's getting so smart so quickly! I'm going to be chasing trouble before I know it!

Like many of you mommies, I read a lot of mommy blogs and am in a number of mommy groups on Facebook.  They usually are so full of advice and support.  But recently one of the groups has just gotten to be ridiculous (I won’t name names).  It’s like the group feeds on drama.  They find drama where there is none.  Not every mom has the same experience as the other, we all know that.  And some of us are worry warts (*cough cough*) and others complete optimists (even in the face of defeat).  We should be building each other up!  Instead of name calling and “That’s completely wrong, you should have done…”, why not say “I’ve been there.  I swear it really does end”. Continue reading

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The “B” Bomb

11 weeks old. Healthy and Happy.

I read so much about the horror that is baby poop. How awful the first one would be down to how explosive it would become.  Not once was I surprised by my sons poop… until now. Now he’s not pooping in every diaper, its more like he’s storing it all up for one really awful disaster. I started calling them “B” Bombs (baby bombs). They are now getting just a little more solid, starting to get an odor, and covering everything within the confines of that diaper. There will be so much poop it goes out the sides and up the back of the diaper leaving quite the stain on his onesies. I’ve been fortunate enough to not have experienced a “B” Bomb when he’s fresh from the tub and no diaper to protect anything… Though I’m sure that time will come soon enough. Continue reading