When our little man was 4 months old he started reaching for everything I was eating. When I had him sitting on my lap while I was eating lunch, he would follow my fork with his eyes and open his mouth in expectation of me to share what I was eating. That's when we new… Continue reading Throwback Thursday – starting “real” food
Yesterday (July 3rd) one year ago was the first time our little man laughed. Facebook reminded me by showing me the video and it melted my heart all over again. His laugh was and still is the most beautiful sound and music in my ear, you just cannot get enough of it. How much can… Continue reading Throwback Thursday – one year ago
Some of my friends and family know that in a past relationship, I had a miscarriage. It was very early, but that did not make it any less painful. Back then I couldn't help but constantly wonder... was it something I did? Maybe the occasional smoking or drinking, the heavy lifting from ambulance shifts, all… Continue reading Over obsessing…
When I was pregnant and in the first few weeks after birth of our little man, we had this image in our head that he would move into his own room when he is 2-3 months old. The idea was that we had a holiday in Italy planned and thought, since he'd have to sleep… Continue reading Throwback Thursday – moving time!
I want to share a very big issue I had to deal with. Something that brought me to tears even though it was supposed to happen and so good for Mommy and baby. Yet for me, it did the opposite. The issue: Breastfeeding. An all natural, easy, feel good bonding activity for mommy and baby,… Continue reading Fed is best!
As many of our friends and some of you may know, we have a rescue dog. She was about 6 months old when we got her, saved from the streets in Bulgaria. So I know nothing about the first 6 months of her life. When she met our little man she was 3 years old.… Continue reading Throwback Thursday – dog and baby first meet and greet
One thing I have always been especially scared about was bad sleeping habits for my little man. I did a lot of research before and after he was born and it is crazy how many opinions are out there. Opinions, not just on sleep, but on everything concerning parenting, and don't worry, depending on who… Continue reading Our experience: Sleeping