That Baby Smell

I’ve always heard about the enchanting smell of babies, but I can’t honestly say that before having a child I knew what anyone was talking about.  But, I have to admit, I’ve never spent this much time with an infant before.

It’s Getting Real!!

Quick update on the baby front. So, a week or two ago, baby girl dropped down into position. And then just yesterday, our surrogate went to the OB and she’s dilated 3cm already!  I subsequently learned that 5cm is “active labor.”  But it’s also possible for a lady to stay Read more…

Counting Down!

I am still alive, I promise! I had a lot of travel this past week for business and was kept away from the internets more than usual. That’s why I’ve been so quiet. But a lot of things have happened.  First of all, husby and I took our baby class Read more…

Babies 101

Husby and I just got back from our “Babies 101” class.  I found it generally helpful, but not as much in terms of providing us with specific information — although we did learn a lot of specific things — but more in terms of reassuring us that we can handle Read more…

The Right Thing to Say

On the latest episode of her Happier podcast, Gretchen Rubin asked her readers to come up with things that they’d rather hear than perhaps other things that actually get said.  Since I’ve been complaining about the irrelevant/obvious/condescending/silly things that people say to expecting parents, I figured it would be more Read more…