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December 2016

  • Parenting

    Antibiotics, What a Shit Show!

    December 29, 2016

    Joe is getting pretty good at trying out all the latest drug trends. He’s into amoxicillin, ceprozil, azythromicin, benadryl, albuterol, ofloxacin, claritin, and his current fav Cefdinir. If he weren’t a baby, I’d say an intervention…

  • Parenting

    An Honest Toddler Holiday Gift Guide

    December 19, 2016

    Things never go as I imagine they will anymore. Christmas break started for me this past weekend. I love when I get to stay at home with Joe…for the most part. I am not always the…

  • Parenting

    Opposites Attract, But Don’t Communicate

    December 15, 2016

    Pat and I’s thought processes are night and day, some might even say logical and irrational. Anyone else experience this? Makes communication super fun.  We are invited to a gathering and Joe is getting cranky. The…

  • Parenting

    The Ominous Ear Tug

    December 12, 2016

    It starts with a cough or a runny nose. I know it’s coming, but I deny it for a few days. I find him clinging to my legs in the kitchen constantly. He won’t sleep for…

  • Pregnancy

    Desperately Seeking 2nd Trimester

    December 8, 2016

    Sometimes I don’t know where I parked my car or what store I’m in. Occasionally, I will call Joseph one of the dogs’ names and have no clue where I’m supposed to be, but I definitely…

  • Parenting

    To Google or Not To Google

    December 5, 2016

    We have found that becoming an adult, better yet an adult parent, is just learning how to Google things. There’s weird green stuff growing on our deck? Google it! Is it legal to live without fire…

  • Pregnancy

    Baby Whoops

    December 1, 2016

    Pat and I had a massive fight a few weeks ago that involved him sick in bed on a Sunday and my annoyance, anxiety, and exhaustion of him jetting off for California the next day for…