Category: Mommy brain reminders

N is for nap

Dear Self, This is a reminder to never, ever, EVER underestimate the power of a nap. Remember Sunday? Yeah, there was church. Church starts at 11:20 a.m., and because we’re prepping for his upcoming baptism, we needed to be there for 11 a.m. (leaving… Continue Reading “N is for nap”

Need a sitter? Save time! Call …

Although I am not a mom yet, I have started to think hard about the P.E.T.B. Yup, that’s “People for the Ethical Treatment of Baby-sitters.” One of the great baby-sitters of our time, Claudia Kishi While having dinner with Little Sis last night, we… Continue Reading “Need a sitter? Save time! Call …”

Paperwork is the last thing you want to do, but …

In between the thank-you-card-writing and casserole-dish-returning — oh, and diapering and feeding and washing and stuff — new moms and dads also have some important paperwork. Here are five necessary “legal to-do’s” for after Baby is born … Apply for your your baby’s birth… Continue Reading “Paperwork is the last thing you want to do, but …”

Maternity Leave 101

I have been wondering about maternity leave for a while now — who gets it? How much is it? Well, let me tell you. They make you work for the answers! Government sites are confusing! I’m still not sure I’ve grasped everything, so don’t… Continue Reading “Maternity Leave 101”