Everything I Know About Parenting I Learned While Being a Teacher

Nothing can prepare you for parenthood…except teaching. Teaching totally prepares you for having children. I babysat through my teen years, worked at a daycare in college, taught elementary school and taught movement/gymnastics/dance/yoga to babies and preschoolers. I loved those jobs and always felt I was learning a lot, but holy cow, I did not realize […]

Kind of Learning to Bake

Today’s post is kind of the complete opposite of yesterday. Today, we took a free cooking class at our local William Sonoma and ate lots of dessert. That’s right, every single William Sonoma offers free cooking classes. Well, technically they offer free technique classes and free junior chef classes. The actual cooking classes cost money. […]

10 Things I've Learned About Being Pregnant

Lately, I have become obsessed with reading other “mommy blogs”. I have read all about pregnancy, delivery, post-baby, how-to’s, what-not-to-do’s, product reviews…everything! It’s great that people’s personal experience and advice is so readily available to us new Moms who don’t know what to expect. While I do not agree with every one of them, I […]

What Boobies Are Made For

Our last free baby-having class at Babies R Us was good enough that we decided to take another and get a little more educated before our little girl arrives. This time we took “Breastfeeding 101”.  I am assuming that breastfeeding is something that will come pretty naturally, but it can’t hurt to learn about the […]