Hello World

Sorry to have gone so long between posts.  As you may have guessed, there have been big changes at our house over the last two weeks.  Please meet our new baby girl, Veronica Marie....more
Congratulations!  Very sweet.more

Gift for an Aviatrix?

A friend is having a baby this winter (well, it seems like half of my friends are having babies this winter) and I wanted to make a little something for her.  I love baby hats, and I thought it would be practical to give her a lighter-weight cotton one to wear during the spring....more

Felted Wool Dryer Balls

I've read in various places that you shouldn't use dryer sheets or fabric softener on baby clothes.  There are concerns that baby might have a skin reaction to various ingredients (which mine might be more inclined to because I have sensitive skin and some skin allergies) and that fabric softener can leave a residue that impairs the flame resistance of baby fabrics.  It gets very dry in my apartment/region in the winter, though, so I wasn't sure what to do about static cling.  After lots of indecision and time spend putti...more
Hi! You can always make wool dryer balls by yourself. Here's the video on how to make wool dryer ...more

Surviving the First Trimester of Pregnancy

 www.fitmommydiaries.blogspot.comAhh.. the first trimester!Isn't it something? ...more

I Feel Your Pain

I watched her as she softly rubbed her pregnant belly, and followed her gaze to the mother who was holding her infant as close to her as possible given the IV and monitors between them.  I imagine she could feel that mother's pain as she caressed the unborn child within her. She glanced down at her belly once more before continuing her rounds, checking on each child as they were wheeled out of surgery and into the recovery area. More than once she rubbed her belly as though reassuring herself in some way. And as I watched her, I felt her pain....more

“Hey There, Career Girl!” How to be a Mommy AND a Career Girl, How to love your changing body, and more

Mommies with a career, I want to make sure you know about Career Girl Network (CGN). CGN provides a TON of resources to give women clear paths to career success and a large network of women to nurture, mentor, and support their goals....more

Mommy Blogging?

A lot has gone on in the last couple of weeks. I went on a great family vacation to Georgia, celebrated my birthday, and enjoyed the apparent start of a blazingly hot summer. But, rather than talk about those fun things today, I figured it was time to talk about the elephant you all didn't see in the room, which is that we're expecting our first baby in November....more

Before I Was a Mom...

 Before I was a mom...I thought I knew who I was. I was wrong.Before I was a mom...My house was clean....more
@nikonMom on of my Facebook friends admitted to doing the same thing! Hilarious!more