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

WINNER ANNOUNCED: HFM’s 200th Post Contest

You guys are the best. I mean it. Take a bow. My readers rock! You.. you reading this right now. You’re cool. End of discussion. Thanks for participating in my 200th post giveaway. Everyone has great costume ideas for Halloween … Continue reading

The Winner of The Diaper Check Giveaway!

Thanks to the three folks who commented on the contest blog post! It wasn’t my biggest drawing to date, but I suppose it’s sort of a niche prize. ūüôā However, for me it is just an invaluable little piece of … Continue reading

I’m Going To Miss This

And this: And this: And this: Because I go back to work on Monday. Full-time. And that means waking up early to beat traffic into the city. Which means no more early mornings with my beautiful son. I know I … Continue reading

The Best $12 I’ve Ever Spent

I know every mother eventually develops her own tips and tricks for parenting: little things that work just for her and her baby. She might pass that advice on to you, and it may or may not apply to your … Continue reading

Full-of-Excuses Mom

Remember Maria Kang? Maybe you remember her better by her¬†Internet-bestowed title of Fit Mom? She popped up late last year. I believe I was just entering my second trimester at the time. I remember seeing her “inspirational” photo in my … Continue reading

HFM’s 100th Post & Contest Winner Announced!

Well, here we are. One hundred posts in not quite a year. I couldn’t be any more pleased. It was a rocky start as I found my voice (which is still evolving) and my niche (which will probably always be … Continue reading

HFM’s 100th Post Contest!

I started this blog in November of last year. For the past few weeks, I’ve been debating if I wanted to celebrate the birthday of my blog, or the 100th post. And wouldn’t you know that the 100th post is … Continue reading