Our Favorite Bedtime Stories

The Enchanted Wood by Enid Blyton The book is full of magical characters and wild adventures of 3 kids who live near a magical forest near their new home. This book was a gift from my beloved Mother-in-law. She read this to my husband as a...

Mommy Guilt is a Bitch

Mommy guilt is a bitch. ( I know your kids can’t read it, so please excuse my French) I am mostly the cool mom in my head. I care for my baby but I am not in the paranoid category ( yet!). I make mistakes. I have...

International Angelman Day

February 15th is International Angelman Day, a day when families and organizations affected by Angelman Syndrome around the world celebrate our kids, their achievements, raise awareness of their challenges and raise money to help orgs help our families with research, resources and support!   My son, Chance...

Breastfeeding Blues: Finding Strength in Target

Prenatal videos make breastfeeding look simple, peaceful. Books make it seem like, because I’m a woman, I should naturally know what I’m doing. My experience was neither simple nor peaceful. Baby Bird and I STRUGGLED. Her latch was wrong. My milk supply was low. She developed thrush....

Preparing the Hospital Bag

The last few weeks before your due date will certainly be nerve-racking. You’ll be torn between thinking about the sweet arrival of your precious baby and thinking of how awful labor could be. Well, that’s part of the whole pregnancy story. We, women, couldn’t do...

What you need in diaper bag

When the little one arrives, diaper bags are a must. This can be anything from a bag specifically designed for this purpose to an oversized shoulder bag with a lot of extra compartments. The truth is that there is no universal rule for diaper bags...