Monthly Archives: February 2015

Lead Safe America: Portland Schools Petition

As I am mentally preparing to move to Portland in a couple years for school, I am virtually scoping out the joint. I will have to know how to commute (turns out no one knows how to drive in snow … Continue reading

Posted in background, Chicago, Linked Up, Parenting | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Statistics

Every once in a while I get a message from WordPress saying my “stats are booming!” Sometimes I know why, like when I shared my blog link on autostraddle a few weeks ago. I just got one of these messages … Continue reading

Posted in background, pictures, Single Mother by Choice - SMC | Tagged | 9 Comments

Makeover

I would love a cool new banner for the top of my blog. How do I make this happen? I have been writing on this blog for nearly three years and it needs a style update. Any suggestions?

Posted in background | 2 Comments

Stir Crazy

I thought it was hard enough being stuck inside last winter but it is nothing compared to this. My little man wasn’t walking yet and still took two naps a day. He was much less needy in the play department … Continue reading

Posted in Parenting | Tagged | 9 Comments

Night Weaning and Sleep Update

It has been eight weeks since we night weaned. I’m so glad we did and that it worked. His sleep is by no means ideal but it is leaps and bounds better. I think my breasts have adjusted for the … Continue reading

Posted in Breast Feeding, Milestone, Parenting, pictures, Sleep | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Good Old St Valentine

I have been busy reading and washing dishes and not blogging the posts in my head. Today I will write ALL the posts in my head. Muahahahahaha!!! …. cough. Wallace has been enjoying my shirt painting ideas so I came … Continue reading

Posted in Linked Up, pictures | Tagged | 2 Comments

Writing Process Blog Tour: Good Families Do

I was tagged! Then I forgot about it. Oops… I am supposed to answer some questions about writing and I am going to add in a bonus since I doubt I will tag anyone. What am I working on right … Continue reading

Posted in background, Linked Up, Parenting, pictures, Single Mother by Choice - SMC | Tagged | 2 Comments

Phone Call

My dad and I talked on the phone for two hours last night. That might be a record for us. I told him all the variations of the plan and what I think of each. He was useless in telling … Continue reading

Posted in background, Chicago, Single Mother by Choice - SMC | 2 Comments

Help Vote!

UPDATE: Ella won! She will receive her bike in 2 months. Perfect timing for some warm weather. ********* Wallace’s PT just sent an email to me requesting I vote to help one of her patients win an adaptive bike. She … Continue reading

Posted in Parenting | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Linked Up

Just sharing some things I have been reading, not IBCLC related! This article on Brain, Child about sibling spacing. Makes me feel okay with not having close together children. Not just okay but actually good about it. The idea of … Continue reading

Posted in Linked Up | Leave a comment