A Year Ago... A year ago I was restless Now I sleep deeply, but awaken early A year ago I was anxious Now I'm surprisingly calm A year ago I was getting an epidural Now I'm making lunches A year ago I was a Brooklynite Now I'm a Jersey girl A year ago I was just Rachel Trobman Now I'm Momma #babystages #babygrowth #childdevelopment #change #mom #momblog #mommyblog #mommy #mommyhood #motherhood #mother #maisie #racheltrobman
I used to watch TLC's show "What Not to Wear" and be perplexed by these beautiful women with ill-fitting, grossly- out-of-style clothes, raggedy hair and soft shapes. They must have never been stylish, ambitious or lived in a bustling metropolis, I so condescendingly thought. And then I became a mom. I should confess it took me years to be able to put together an outfit. I was a tomboy for most of my childhood, constantly rocking a backwards baseball hat. My sense of style w
I think I love Maisie most at 10.5 months. That isn't to say I haven't loved her in the past. It's just that now, I love her most of all. This stage of her life is simply amazing. Simply put: she's the most human she's ever been. Maisie now gets humor. She purposely tries to be funny. She imitates Nibbler by putting things in her mouth and then shaking her head back and forth. She pulls my hat over my face to play peekaboo. Her babbles have meaning. She insists on eating real
It's so cold in this common work space. They need to better insulate these windows. I knew I should have brought an extra sweater. Why isn't any one else shivering? I've always hated sick days. My mom claims, and I remember as well, throwing temper tantrums when I was sick and couldn't go to school. I was worried I'd be left behind; I'd miss out on something fun; I'd fall behind on homework. Snow days, on the other hand, I've always been a fan of. As long as no one could go t
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