Tag: newborn

Sincere Mommy: Now with Two Under Two!

Sincere Mommy: Now with Two Under Two!
I’m back! I guess I was on maternity leave. Is that a thing bloggers can do? At any rate, my last blog came out on Valentine’s Day and four days later at 2:14AM, Jonathan Sigmund came flying out into the world. It’s been a crazy six weeks. Let me recap.   After symptoms of Preeclampsia,... Read more »

To My Valentine: Are We Ready to Have Another Baby?

To My Valentine: Are We Ready to Have Another Baby?
I’m writing this in advance because I’m currently 35 weeks pregnant (I’ll be 37 weeks when this is published) and our first son was born at 37 weeks, so who’s to say his brother won’t be early, too? That’s right. I said, “our first son.” We’re about to be parents all over again.   An... Read more »

Suddenly He's a Toddler

Suddenly He's a Toddler
People say, “It goes by so fast….” They say, “Just wait...” They say, “They’re only babies for a moment…” And this time, they’re right.   When you bring home your newborn and start trying to get settled into parenthood, people tell you to “cherish every moment.” This makes you inwardly roll your eyes at them... Read more »
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"I Get It Now." Where Unsolicited Advice Comes From

"I Get It Now." Where Unsolicited Advice Comes From
In the “Just Wait” article, I described the infuriating phenomenon that is unsolicited advice. I was puzzled, both as a pregnant woman and then as a new mom, about why SO MANY WOMEN continued to pelt me with information I didn’t ask for. Some of it turned out to be useful, but sorting it all... Read more »

Dragon*con and Cosplay for the Next Generation

Dragon*con and Cosplay for the Next Generation
Making costumes is one of my favorite things in the world. I was determined not to let a few little things like pregnancy, childbirth, and a newborn stop me. Oh, how little I knew. If it weren’t for the excited determination of my husband, I don’t think I would’ve made it across the finish line... Read more »