• Baby and Parenthood,  DIY and Recipes

    How To Be Considerate of a New Mom

    So before I had a baby, I obviously really didn’t know how to treat a new mom. What was most helpful to her? What did she need? What didn’t she need? What should I do for her? What should I not do for her? What should I ask? What do I dooooo? (Okay, to be honest, I didn’t really think about all of these things too much, but y’know. Some people do. Right?) But now I have Asa. And he’s a good baby, but there are still things that stress me out, especially when I’m expecting company. Especially because I also work from home. And am generally not organized. So…

  • Baby and Parenthood

    Two Months

    Somebody hit two months today! Motherhood thus far has been much like pregnancy was: not nearly as hard or scary or terrible as everyone says it is. We heard from countless people that having a baby would completely change our lives… but it feels normal. Except for the waking up every three or four hours to feed him at night part. But I know this is because Asa is a remarkably easy baby. He fusses so little that when he does cry or have grouchy hours, it’s just cute. He’s been a happy little camper ever since he was born, and his only big fault so far is that he…

  • Baby and Parenthood,  DIY and Recipes

    10 Tips For Surviving Your Newborn

    Most people who don’t see me on a daily basis (everyone except my mom and my husband and maybe my in-laws) think I have it pretty together for being a new mom with a one-month-old child. I mean, they see me when I’m put-together, not at my house, and looking well-rested because it’s church and makeup does wonders for sleep deprivation. Plus, when I’m out amongst people, I want to look… not frazzled. When I have people over, I make sure the house is relatively tidy and I’m presentable for visitors. But I’ll be honest: today, even though I’ve washed a load of dishes and I got up at ten…

  • Baby and Parenthood

    Tranquility

    This is how much Asa cared about the Super Bowl, even with his home team playing. ūüėČ Happy Tuesday! bloglovin¬†|¬†chictopia¬†|¬†facebook¬†|¬†twitter¬†|¬†pinterest¬†|¬†Instagram¬†|¬†Fiction Press