5 Things Every Mom Should Be Doing

Before I was a mom, I would look at other people’s kids and think to myself “really, how hard can it be? Why are their mouths always covered in something?” Now, I joke with my mom friends that I’m THAT mom whose kid has a permanent smear of some sort: i.e: reminence of teething cracker […]

Screaming Teething Child Alert (…but this is really about my boobs.)

Tonight I could use a drink, a cigarette, and lots and lots of sex. Why? Because my 7-month-old is Teething. TEETHING with a capital T (and why not all caps too) because there’s snot, there’s screaming, there’s inconsolable bursts of frustration, and there’s I’ve-tried-everything-but-nothing-works. Actually, totally kidding. No sex. Because, besides being completely at a […]

A Visit to the Newest Moms

I went to visit a friend today – a fellow new momma whose daughter was born a week ago. I see her little girl, small as a pea, and awe at the fact that once, a very short while ago, my daughter was her same size (minus one ounce), and I felt like she was […]

5 Steps to Naturally Get Rid of Your Migraine NOW!

I have so much to say on this subject as I’ve suffered from migraines my entire life. This is the condensed version of what I originally wanted to post, but┬álike my husband says “less is more.” After 4 consecutive days of migraines last week, and another strong attack yesterday; with the resolve to STOP using […]


I’ve lived out of my country for over a decade, but on a daily basis phrases like these will come out of my mouth when speaking to my husband: “babe, in my country people party until 6am,” or “I used to listen to Shakira when I was in my country,” or “we eat our Arepas […]

Why Amber Teething Necklace

On my previous post Boobie Bitting I wrote about a few ways to help your LO’s through Teething. I mentioned the Amber Necklace as an option, but here’s a more in-depth explanation as to why. BabySteals.com had sandalwood/amber necklaces on sale today and these two pics are directly from their site: …found it VERY interesting […]