Santa + Baby

It’s Gibson’s first Christmas! I might have already gone a tiny bit overboard on the pictures. So enjoy my photo dump post! Also, check out my cool DIY craft project. I know it’s a bit simple, but I haven’t dallied … Continue reading

Tigers & Transitions

So we’ve weaned. And that means my body doesn’t have to stay in a state of perpetual readiness to feed my boy. Which, for me, means a couple of things. First, bring on the margaritas. And second, it’s time to … Continue reading

Thanksgiving 2014

We’re keeping it pretty simple this year at Château Good Vibes. Normally I’d make deviled eggs, celery with processed cheese and a big tray of olives. And then I’d eat all of those things myself because The Man isn’t a fan … Continue reading

One Mississippi, Two Mississippi…

This is something I started doing back when Gibs and I were co-sleeping and night nursing. He’d wake with a wet diaper or just hungry and I’d finagle him into a position for latching on. Often this position would be … Continue reading

Primped, Pretty & Powered But Not Showered

Okay, parents. Let’s be real for a moment. How often do you actually shower? Because this morning was a “no shower” morning. The kind of morning that comes after a night of multiple wakings with diaper changes, bottles and rocking … Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2014 – Update Number One

I’m not gonna lie, guys. Today is day 13 of NaNoWriMo. If things were going well (and they obviously are not) I would be at 21,671 words today. But I’m not. I’m not even close. I’m at 3,028 words. I … Continue reading

Letters to Gibson: Eight Months

Dear Gibson, Eight months is blowing my mind. I’ll admit it… you’re getting more interesting. Let’s see. You are crawling. Not just the proto-fish-flop style of mobility you achieved at seven months. Now this is full fledged “low” crawl. A … Continue reading

Mother of the Year: Episode II

My crown of parenting incompetence grows yet more tarnished. Allow me to relate to you the events of last night as I remember them. Do you mind if I smoke? Good, because I’m still a little shaky, and these old … Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2014- JOIN ME!

I’ve said it before, and one time before that as well, and oh that other time too. Anyway, I’m sure I’ll say it again. It’s almost November. And that means another rousing month of writing. Just writing until we puke, … Continue reading