My first child has always been more. He literally came into the world screaming. I remember the nurses joking that his apgar scores were most definitely 9’s because of the fervor that he announced his presence. He was not a particularly difficult baby besides not sleeping well. But I do remember when he was about 4… Continue reading Just a little More.
It is 9.30 AM on a Monday. I have already swept the kitchen floor 3 times, changed 2 outfits, wiped one bum, and attempted 2 pinterest crafts. I am exhausted and unsure how I will make it the rest of the day. This is hard. Thirty minutes later I am feeding my 1 year old… Continue reading Stuck in between: Parenting during the Pandemic
My second son is 8 months old today. Today is also the last day I nursed him. This decision was not by choice. I have been flaring since my son was 4 months old. At that point I was not ready to wean him and I used prednisone to treat my flare, hoping to buy… Continue reading Weaning
Hello! It has been a very long time since my last post. So long in fact that I have had another baby. A beautiful baby boy who is now 8 months old. Instead of backtracking through the past year, I’m just going to pick up where I am right now. I’ll revisit some of my… Continue reading Update
My beautiful baby boy was born on 3/22/2017. Please head over to PregnantWithJRA to read about my third trimester and the birth of my baby! Stay tuned here for updates about parenting and being a new mom with JRA!