Tag: TJ Falletti

Kim Kardashian You Are So Full of Sh$T

Seriously Kim? Did you really go there? According to the Mail Online website, during a recent episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kim Kardashian claims just days after she gave birth she was already examining her vagina in the mirror and considering a Playboy shoot. And I quote: “When I came back from the... Read more »

Kids and Snot...Drug-Free Cold Relief

Kids and Snot...Drug-Free Cold Relief
I’m dreading it. Cough and cold season. The flu. Ugh! My son is in daycare. The blog post could just end here. You get it. Enough said. Luckily, with the help of some great products I received from Arm & Hammer’s Simply Saline line, hopefully this season won’t be too bad. But as fate would... Read more »

Please Stop Murdering Babies

Please Stop Murdering Babies
The senseless killing of our infants and toddlers has to stop! Please stop murdering babies! In the wake of Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson’s son’s senseless murder, I can’t help but to scream at the top of my lungs “Stop already!!” This story is just the icing on the cake to a parade of senseless killings... Read more »
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I Had a Baby and I'm Still Fat

I Had a Baby and I'm Still Fat
I gave birth for the first time at 40. I have no desire to pretend that my body did not go through a shitload of changes. I have less desire to defend my current body structure to anyone.  I had a baby last year and I’m still fat. Baby fat. Pfft! I gave birth during... Read more »

Our Baby is Turning One...Happy Blogiversary!

Our Baby is Turning One...Happy Blogiversary!
It’s hard to believe our baby is turning one years old. Just last October I was sitting in my son’s room barely coping from symptoms of Postpartum Depression when I decided I needed an avenue to let off some steam. A way to communicate how I felt, to talk about every day life and struggles….to... Read more »

I'm Addicted To Taking Home Pregnancy Tests

I'm Addicted To Taking Home Pregnancy Tests
When you are trying to conceive, the two week wait is hell. What is the two week wait, you ask? It is the two weeks between the time you ovulate and the time good old Aunt Flo arrives (aka the dreaded menstrual cycle) or you find out that you are pregnant.  In other words, two... Read more »
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10 Ways Owning A Dog Has Prepared Me For Parenthood

10 Ways Owning A Dog Has Prepared Me For Parenthood
I have owned dogs my whole life. I’m a Certified Veterinary Technician so owning a dog (or three) is an occupational hazard. I also ran a rescue group for 13 years so the probability of having a dog was pretty damn high. These pooches taught me a thing or ten about parenthood. 1) You are... Read more »

I Did Not Need a Marriage Certificate to Get Knocked Up

For those of you that do not know me, I am a 40 year old, first time mom to a gorgeous 14 month old son and I am in a loving, long term, relationship with his father. We are not married. GASP! You heard me right….I did not need a marriage certificate to get pregnant... Read more »

The Morton Arboretum Is Going To The Dogs

The Morton Arboretum Is Going To The Dogs
Dog Lovers mark your calendars!!! For the first time, man’s best friend is taking over The Morton Arboretum. On Saturday, September 14, the Arboretum’s Tails on the Trails event invites dog owners to hike and explore the Arboretum’s grounds with their canine companions. Enjoy a “paw”fect day out with your pet as you meander down the... Read more »
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When The Bottom Falls Out Of Your Birth Plan: You Never Know

You Never Know. You never know what is going to happen. We often start our reproductive journey excited, anxious, and thinking everything should be a breeze. After all, we read all of the books. Googled all of the questions. The reality is, we really don’t know what will happen or how quickly things can change.... Read more »