June 2010

Wonderful Wednesdays

June 30, 2010

It’s that time of the week again–Wonderful Wednesdays! That means it’s time to focus on the positive, the cheery, the good and lift the mood to get us over the hump of the week! So here’s what’s wonderful in my week: We’re headed to Texas for the 4th of July weekend. That means spending time […]

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Today

June 29, 2010

Today you are one week shy of ten months old. Today your eyes are still the gorgeous slate blue that they were the day you were born. We fully expect they’ll turn brown–someday–but right now they remain the color of the Pacific Ocean on a cool day. Today you have 8 teeth that we’re sure […]

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No one told me

June 28, 2010

There are lots of things we’re warned about how our bodies will change after we have a baby: things shifting, getting softer, feet growing, breasts changing. But there’s a lot of stuff no one ever warned me about. No one told me… Some of the smell aversions and sensitivities I had during pregnancy would remain […]

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Medela Tender Care Lanolin

June 25, 2010

When I first started breastfeeding, I was lucky to not have to deal with sore nipples very much. Granted, that’s because I had to use a nipple shield, but still. So I rarely had to break out any kind of lanolin–I just didn’t need it. I did have a tube of the purple kind though, […]

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The slow lane

June 24, 2010

This morning I found myself stuck in traffic, as is bound to happen on a weekday commute in Southern California. So there I am, in the fast lane, sitting in almost totally stopped traffic. But what struck me this morning was that while I was sitting there going about 2 mph, the two “slow” lanes […]

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