I've always heard good reviews about balance bikes, but when I look at one I just wonder what is the difference between a balance bike and a regular kids bike with the pedals taken off? Is it really worth having a special bike?
Just wanted to see if anyone is still over here to say hello. Italiamom, I know you read sometimes but can't post... hello!
And someone mentioned they missed Copper Kettle, are you still here too?
Things are going well for us right now. I quit my job in July when DH started his new job, so we swapped roles of being a WOH and SAH parent. He really misses River a ton, but I think he's happy to be moving forward with his career. Personally...
You're definitely not alone, I could have written your post myself word for word! I'm in a due date club 1+ years later and everyone but me seems to have baby fever already. Only 1 other mama out of about 50 is planning on having an only.
Part of me is sad to think I won't be pregnant again, because that was so amazing. I just can't imagine having another child in my life.
I was just telling DH that I wish we had "a wife" because I always wished I knew how to make a house feel homey. I don't ever think to paint a room or decorate pretty or add colorful accents in a house, but whenever I'm in a house that is like that, I always feel like mine is so dorm-like or utilitarian. I guess I don't want to learn how to do that kind of stuff, I just want to walk into my house and already have it that way.
I wish I was the type of person to fix...
Sounds like you have a great start. I pumped from 5weeks until I quit my job at 11months, so here's my thoughts based on my experience:
*I love, love, love my Hygeia pump. It's a closed system, meaning the milk doesn't run through the pump parts and have a chance to get molded. Plus it's the only pump I know of that meets the WHO guidelines. Here's the review that sold me on...