I've missed you, space to write! It has been far too long. What have I been up to? Well, let's see... my last post was about moving and how I hoped to get back to regular blogging shortly afterwards. HA! Just around the time we moved (late March, but who's counting?), our dear sweet boy … Continue reading Snowflakes to fireworks – Returning to this space
The last three months have added smiles, giggles, and a budding love of reading, among so many other joys, to the infinite well of love I feel for my son. In a flurry of developmental activity, he has eaten his first solid food (egg yolk), learned to wield a spoon with amazing accuracy, found his … Continue reading Our Montessori Life at Six Months
Like most any other major (or minor) event in life, I prepared for motherhood by reading everything I could on the subject. From the mainstream to the "woo-woo," I am now the proud owner of a stack of books that will most likely collect dust until my next pregnancy. Ironically, my attention has been so … Continue reading Mama’s Library for Pregnancy – Before, During, and After
In my last post, I detailed the basic system we have for covering baby's bottom. However, much to the delight of many retailers, there is a bit more to any kind of diapering than the means you employ for containing the waste. You need a place to change the baby and a strategy to keep … Continue reading Cloth Diapers – The Diaper Station
While I was pregnant and furiously researching how to be the best mom ever, the topic that took the most time and caused me the most anxiety was diapering. Only one thing seemed clear at the beginning: I wanted to use cloth diapers. Being the naive, previously fairly successful internet researcher that I was, I … Continue reading How We Cloth Diaper – The Basics
Pardon my absence - between fleeing a hurricane, delicately avoiding baby jet lag, and catching up on work, this blog has fallen slightly to the wayside. In the meantime, a post has been stewing since I returned home from Virginia and mulled the finer points Miles' first cross country trip. Traveling with a baby does … Continue reading Traveling with a Montessori Baby!
I am truly grateful for all of the influences and gifts that have allowed me to parent in a way that truly feels right. Job opportunities, finances, and education have come together to provide a pretty ideal circumstance to raise a little one. However, there is one commodity that I could not possibly do without: … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Montessori Baby and his WAHM