Rocking Chair Redo

Rocking Chair RedoI’ve had this rocking chair since I was two years old. It was in my first apartment after college and has traveled with me everywhere since. I managed to keep it in tact, but more importantly, my hope was that one day I would have a child and they would enjoy it like I did. One of my most vivid memories, is getting in trouble by my mother after my older brother and I used marking pens to color the seat.

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It’s o.k. not to breastfeed, or is it?

It's o.k. not to breastfeedIt’s o.k. not to breastfeed, or so I thought as my hubby and  I walked into our first appointment with our soon to be pediatrician.

As it took hubby and I three and a half years to have Little Pumpkin Doodle breastfeeding was the least of my concerns. After making it past the 1st trimester, I thought, wow, I’m really going to have a baby! So I put myself into full baby mode and started nesting. First on my agenda was to buy cute baby clothes, second was to start looking for a pediatrician.

Before starting the search I did what most people do, and started asking friends, women on the street and reading blogs for tips on what I should ask while interviewing doctors. Feeling very proud of myself I was fully armed and ready to interview doctors with my two page questionnaire. [Read more…]

Here’s a fantastic way to recycle your child’s pajamas!

pjsAre you looking for a fantastic way to recycle your child’s pajamas?  With cooler temperatures arriving in just a few weeks not every little one has what need this fall & winter.

A  few weeks ago while walking through a street fair a kind woman stopped us to give Little Pumpkin Doodle and I a bag full of goodies. The volunteer was from Leez PJ’s 4 Kids– a non-profit that collects pajamas for kids in need that are homeless or in foster care. [Read more…]

Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

When I saw this pin I just had to post it for Wordless Wednesday.  [Read more…]