Daily Archives July 30, 2010

Friday Flashback (7/30)

From July 30, 2009 “I don’t go crazy buying myself stuff, I hate buying stuff for myself, I always feel there’s a better use for the money. But I go just a little wild when it comes to buying clothes for the kids. I can’t help it. I see all these cute clothes and I…
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Swaddling: Yes or No, and what to choose?

In my ongoing mission to make this next baby sleep better than my first child (we can dream, right?) I am reconsidering my position on swaddling.  My son loved to be swaddled.  He only slept in his crib when he was swaddled, and slept for the longest stretches when wrapped tightly.  But he didn’t want…
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Emersyn Lily-May’s birth story

Wednesday 16th June, at 7am I arrived at the hospital for my elective repeat cesarean. I was taken up to the birthing suite, where they monitored Emersyn’s heartbeat for a couple of minutes, and the midwife who was looking after me did some paperwork. I met with the obstetrician who would be performing my cesarean,…
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The Art of Compliments

Many would think that compliments are simply saying nice words. Sounds easy, right? Not really. I am only bringing this up because it has been the topic of conversation lately in a number of situations. I am not an expert by any means, however, I think I can provide some very good guidelines to giving…
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Worst Cookery Lesson Ever

Part one of an occasional series: Misty’s Highly Inaccurate and Vague Recipes! I love to cook. I adore it. I am at home in the kitchen, randomly boiling or frying or grilling various food to see what happens. I have an issue with following recipes though, the issue being that it’s just not me. I’ll…
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IT WAS SO HOT

So, a few months ago we made reservations at Rudd’s Creek Campground since my family was also going to be staying there.  We had family come in from New York, New Mexico and everyone from our area met up!  It is something that we have been doing something during the month of July for many…
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Relief

My sister-in-law delivered  a baby girl yesterday.  I didn’t realize until my brother called me to tell me that she was in labor just how anxious I was starting to get as she approached my loss point.  That day in her pregnancy would have been Saturday night/Sunday morning.  When I realized that she was in…
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