November 2009 Archives


westward ho!

Of all the things that intimidate me about parenting, I think flying with a baby takes the proverbial cake. But here goes nothing! We are taking off tomorrow morning (ON Thanksgiving, I know, but thanks to the time difference we’ll still get there before noon and O My Budget-Breakers, you should have seen how much… Read more »



I’m so excited you guys. So ridiculously excited, and not just because we’re flying to Oregon this week to be with my family for Thanksgiving. I’m also ridiculously excited about something I’ve been cooking up with amazing bloggers Heather of the EO and Steph of Adventures in Babywearing. (Yes, I feel totally out of my… Read more »


why the crib sucks more*

*Actually, there’s no exception or note for that statement, just did it in the interest of parallel structure. He was totally out, passed the limb test and everything. We weren’t taking any chances on that “set him down partially awake” business. That has never worked for us. So, one soundly sleeping baby in my arms… Read more »


why co-sleeping sucks*

*for our family (in the interest of political correctness) How do you do it? You, you wonderful, lovely reader whose blood boiled upon reading the title of this post. HOW DO YOU DO IT?! “Them’s fighting words, AllisonO” I know but it is such a mystery to me how people do this every night and… Read more »