Toddler Tantrums: are they wrong?

On 17 November 2011 2 Comments

Just as I was getting into the groove of parenting, out of nowhere my baby became a toddler! And, with toddler-hood becomes a wonderfully strong personality and a new sense of independence. About two weeks ago LB began to have tantrums when told "no". The first real intense meltdown that I experienced was on a trip to the home improvement ...

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And the Winner is....

On 23 September 2011 0 Comments

Congratulations to Brittany for winning 2 tickets to BOLD this weekend! Hope to see the rest of you there!

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BOLD Fort Worth - Win Tickets!

On 21 September 2011 5 Comments

BOLD Fort Worth is proud to present "Birth" on stage at the Bob Duncan Center on Friday, September 23 & Saturday, September 24, 2011.  In the second year in the DFW area, BOLD Action is a worldwide movement promoting awareness about Mother-Friendly Care. The play will benefit the Tarrant County Birth Network. There will be 3 performances: on 9/23, an evening performance ...

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Breastfeeding: and I thought the first 6 weeks was painful...

On 19 September 2011 0 Comments

Little Buddy had a rough go when he first started nursing. Now I know it was a tongue tie issue, but I didn't know that until he was almost a year old. So, in the beginning I held back tears as I nursed him through cracked, bleeding nipples. Before becoming pregnant I had read up on these things. I understood ...

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Beeeees - the new word for shoes

On 29 August 2011 , tags: mothering 1 Comments

Whew! After a month long hiatus, I am finally back. The last time I wrote was the day we left for a Colorado vacation. Needless to say, I needed a vacation from my vacation when I came back. However, I dove right back into working and haven't had much time to write. But, here I am again. HOWDY! These days Little ...

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Give your kid some credit

On 29 July 2011 0 Comments

Our much needed vacation is on our mind and starts tomorrow. We have been preparing for weeks to be in the mountains. Who wouldn't be ready when it is 106 degrees every day, right? We are meeting family in the Colorado Rockies for a week, a place I have been to since I was six years old. (I may ...

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We use the "P" word around here.

On 27 July 2011 0 Comments

Penis. Yes folks, I said it...penis. And, that is just what we refer to it as around here. For the past few months Little Buddy has been discovering body parts. Nose, eyes, lips, belly button, and penis (just to name a few). I am not afraid to teach my child the correct anatomical names of his body parts. I also like ...

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Are you a mama bear like me?

On 25 July 2011 , tags: mothering 4 Comments

As I stood there watching my husband chasing my adventurous son around in the field, I over heard a some snickers and teasing coming from some people sitting nearby. "Look at that bow legged kid. Those are horse riding legs." They didn't know I was his mommy standing right there watching him running and playing around without a care in the ...

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What kind of parent are you?

On 23 July 2011 4 Comments

The other day I was talking to a new mommy who was terribly concerned that she "wasn't wearing her baby enough". Well, I am here to tell you that there is no set time limit on babywearing. No worries mommies! Are you parenting from your heart or trying to fit into a certain parenting style? Although I am naturally drawn ...

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The Redeeming Birth

On 17 July 2011 , tags: mothering 2 Comments

One day our children decided to come to this earth. They chose us as parents and we got pregnant whether we had planned it or not. We carried the child in our womb. And, eventually gave birth, all in our unique way. Some mothers and fathers have made carefully laid out plans to make way for a baby and ...

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