Tag Archives: first-time mom

Week 25: First time mom naivete

As I prepare for motherhood, there’s a lot to think about. Will I be a good mom? Will my baby be happy? I’ve gotten heaps of both solicited (and unsolicited) advice on what it’s like to be a mom. I … Continue reading

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Boy, oh boy

Lately, it seems as though the “boy” is really coming out in Isaac. It could just be what happens with every baby around this age, but suddenly he’s after everything, and not in a gentle fashion. He jumps, he head … Continue reading

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Week 17: Mother’s day

I do my best to appreciate my mom year round. I also try to make up for the moodiness of my teen years—hey, we’ve all been there—by being a diligent daughter every day. It’s rare to go a day without … Continue reading

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Hilary Duff celebrates and supports motherhood

Save the Children® and JOHNSON’S® Baby CARES have once again partnered to provide educational resources for maternal and baby health in rural areas around the United States. Actress and recording artist Hilary Duff is proud to return as their spokesmom. Hilary … Continue reading

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Week 15: Year of the snake

Jubilant fails to describe how excited I was when I found out our baby was due in October. That is my favorite month, by far. The colorful foliage, the not-too-hot/not-too-cold weather, the impending slew of holidays one right after the … Continue reading

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Still figuring it out

Isaac turned 6 months old this week. I can’t quite wrap my brain around that. We’re half way to his first birthday already! I remember sometime around the 8-12 week mark thinking, “Okay, I’m starting to get the hang of … Continue reading

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Week 11: I’m thrilled … really!

My husband and I have been telling our friends and family about our little Roo (our nickname for whoever is growing in there) in waves as we get closer to the 12-week mark. Seeing their reactions and feeling their excitement … Continue reading

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Teething?

I’m quite possibly earning a reputation as a paranoid first-time mom at the pediatrician’s office. I found myself today, looking like a fool after a trip in, only to be told that Isaac is perfectly healthy. (This is the second … Continue reading

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