I was hoping to be able to post some pictures and a bit of a recap of the party, but Iwoke up in the middle of the night with a raging case of mastitis. The lack of sleep + stress …

Mommy SOS : Daycare and Separation Anxiety

This SOS was submitted by Sarah:

I’m going back to work in a week and am utterly TERRIFIED that Finn will
be devastated and think we’re deserting him! Visions of him screaming from
the moment I leave until the …

It’s a Cake, Not Rocket Science (Or is it?)

Ok, so I knew I was no Martha Stewart when I decided I wanted to bake a monkey cake for Jasper’s party. But it’s not like I’ve NEVER baked in my whole life. I mean I vaguely know my way …

Jasper’s Playhouse Courtesy of Craigslist

At Jasper’s daycare they have a large playhouse in their outdoor area and Jasper LOVES it.  It’s got a front door that he can open and close to his door obsessed little heart’s content, shutters to peek through and even …

Cake Smash Photoshoot!

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Lesson Learned : Baby Teething on Keyfob = Stolen GPS

Ok, I admit I may have been erm.. a little too lax about letting Jasper teethe on my keys. Ok, maybe I regularly let him go to town on them, partially to avoid the temper tantrum that inevitably ensues when …

Mommy SOS : Temper Tantrums

Today’s Mommy SOS question comes from Heather who’s son is a bit older than Jasper and many of your little ones too, but I believe there are some other experienced mommy readers out there (JBhat? MrsLimestone?) that can help.  And …

Monkey Birthday Party Planning Progress!

Or lack thereof!

With the countdown to the big day just 10 days and counting (ahhhhhhh!) I’m definitely feeling the pressure.

balloonHere are the things that I’ve accomplished so far:

  1. Ordered the mod monkey plates, napkins, party hats

Getting Started in Digital Scrapbooking: Guest Blog Post!

After I posted  the amazing first year book Jasper’s (second? third?) cousin Alicia made for him, Alicia received several emails from you all asking about how to get started doing digital scrapbooking.  I asked Alicia if she wouldn’t mind putting

Dropping the Second Nap – Let’s Discuss!

But first, allow me to share a few photos I took Saturday of my beautiful, 7 month pregnant friend Sarah – my first ever maternity shots!

Before I show you my two favorite images, I have to tell you that …