Tag: baby

Elimination Communication Basics

I thought about doing a post about this when my oldest was a baby, but it really overwhelmed me. I thought I didn’t really know anything, it wasn’t until recently when I was talking with a friend with a new baby, that I realized I do know a few things.   My first encounter with Elimination Communication (EC), or potty,…

have a baby

At one point in my life I was determined to be single, never have any babies and travel the world. I had these two great aunts who lived in San Francisco, they had moved there just after high school and were independent career ladies. They both got married later in life, near forty I would guess, and they both never…

have love for everyone

Right after my baby was born I felt this enormous amount of love for him, my husband, and everyone around. I remember going to the grocery store once he was a few weeks old. I saw an older lady shopping in my same aisle and I remember thinking, “that’s someone’s baby right there. She’s grown up now but she was…

baby needs you

babies aren’t that expensive…so far. Since having a baby and discovering that our baby needs a lot less than I thought, I’ve been realizing that I need less than I have. When I was pregnant everyone would tell me how expensive it is to have a baby but once baby got here I realized he needs me more than anything.…

breastfeeding

One thing that baby needs an abundance of is milk not toys or clothes…milk! The best milk for baby is made by your body. Not only is breast milk free it’s pretty darn amazing! Which is why it really bums me out when some new moms don’t even give breastfeeding a try. 🙁 Yes breast feeding can be difficult (for…

home birth

I never had any idea of what kind of birth I wanted before I got pregnant, just like I never really dreamed or thought about what my wedding would be like before I got engaged. I think I always imagined births being in the hospital and that I might have an epidural like my mom did. I don’t even remember…