HomeGoods Sweepstakes

UPDATE 6/30/11: The sweepstakes have now ended. Thank you for your interest in this program!Ever wish there was a HomeGoods store in your neighborhood? Your wish may come true! HomeGoods is opening tons of new stores all year long!...more

I love all of the unique items offered at Home Goods, and how everything is color coordinated! more

Trying to Get Pregnant: Is Salicylic Acid Safe?

If you're like me -- trying not to go crazy over trying to conceive (TTC) -- you've probably Googled almost every topic you could think of about pregnancy or TTC.  I've already blogged about a few of them here... Ovulation Predictor Kits... HSG test... the use of lubricants....more

Hmm, good question. I'm not sure. I will tell you that I used it while trying to get pregnant, ... more

Of Time and Magic

Ten months. Why does that seem so much more than a mere thirty days’ time from nine months?...more

Beautifully written. Babies (and daughters) change our worlds, don't they? more

First Time Parenting

In continuation of my last post I'd like to elaborate on that time in my life. While it is cathartic for me, my true hope is that it might help someone else out there somehow. ...more

You're absolutely right, pariahmariah! What doesn't kill you only makes you stronger, right? :) more

DIY: Nursery Wall Mural

 Yesterday I finally got around to painting the wall mural in the nursery :) I am kind of in love with birch trees because of their gorgeous white bark and the way they grow so skinny and tall. ...more

Beautiful. And I'm loving the gray! more

Supermom: A story of post-partum depression

I thought I could be a supermom.  When I envisioned my post pregnancy life I envisioned myself doing it all...taking care of baby, cloth diapering, laundry put away, house clean, breastfeeding, exercising, babywearing, hair & make up did, smile on my face.  Yes, my vision was basically that of a 1950's housewife except without the high heels, dress, and apron (okay, an apron might be cool, but the dress and heels might be pushing it).  What I didn't envision was the overwhelming feelings of failure that I would have when I couldn't do it all.  My labor and de...more

I've been where you are. You have all these expectations of parenting, and then you become so ... more