posts tagged: babies

Analytical Baby 2.0: A VBAC Story

Background: My son was a planned home birth with a wonderful and supported labor, until we had to transfer when it was discovered after hours of pushing that he was posterior brow presentation.  He was born by cesarean on Christmas … Keep Reading…

Analytical Introduction to Babywearing

Gosh, I love babywearing.  I love snuggling my baby close when I would otherwise have to set him down, I love getting to walk around, socialize and shop while nursing handsfree, I love not having to push and cart around … Keep Reading…

A Bittersweet Birthday

Analytical Baby just turned one, and I’ve been reliving some rough times.  What?  Rough times?  But babies being born are wonderful times, right?  Yes and no.

A Whovian Tale of Crazy Momma Love

I had planned it all so perfectly.  Our departure time was meticulous – as late as we could leave and still be relatively sure of getting seats next to each other.  I never would’ve left him at night, seeing how … Keep Reading…

My Breastfeeding Journey: Crazy Hard, Crazy Worth It

Did you know that August is National Breastfeeding Month?  Sure is.  And did you know that August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week?  Yep, true story.  So I’m sneaking in a breastfeeding post just in the nick of time, because I’m … Keep Reading…

The Analytical Guide to Cloth Diapering

I had a lot of ideas about the type of parent I would be, and I heard my fair share of “that’s a stupid idea, you’ll see.”  Ok, they didn’t usually use those words, but it felt like that.  Cloth … Keep Reading…

Natural Baby

Around four months old, Anlaytical Baby started noticing everything around him.  In a good, “wow, the world is so interesting” way, and in a bad, “too much sensory information, I can’t handle it, so I’ll cry and scream” kind of … Keep Reading…