As a first-time mom, there’s plenty of stuff I swore I’d never do. But, nearly 17 months into this journey, I’m breaking all my rules. I preach the wonders of babywearing. And, when it comes to baby food, I’m pretty much a crunchy granola mom carefully reading all the labels and preparing (most of) my …
Giving birth in the US was never an option for me. I carefully considered the logistics of flying back to the US in my third trimester and finding a hospital which suited me. But, it just seemed impossible.
While baby and I are officially in EBF territory, she’s making a smooth transition to solids. Well, more snacks than actual food, but she’s making progress. I credit all to BLW, one of those parenting things that’s been around for ages, but now has a catchy title.
From my experience, breastfeeding is encouraged here in Japan. Just like natural births are the norm, it’s almost expected that new moms will breastfeed.
Well, well, well the monster is now 13 months old this week. Meaning that I haven’t had a drink in… gosh how long? Since May-June 2016!
Here’s a look at the four Japanese products that give me a moment of zen in the chaos of moming, teaching, and freelancing.
#startspreadingthenews y’all — my Baby Kaiju is officially a toddler! I had fun with the year with baby series. I often look back on those blog posts from time to time to remind me how far we’ve come. And, our recent international adventure showed me just how much the monster has grown.