Archive for the 'Baby' Category

Dollars: Switching to generic branded grocery items.

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

A few months ago, my family and I relocated from Arizona to Texas. My husband works from home and I work away from home. With our changed working circumstances, he now does most of the grocery shopping. He and I shop very differently. Traditionally, I’ve adopted a “European” approach to grocery shopping, going to the […]

Baby: What’s your dream for your child?

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Oprah has repeated a quote from a guest several times, “Every parent has a dream for their child.” When we had our baby boy, I thought about that a lot. Once you get over the hysteria of being a new parent, Googling every thing you child does; For me I was convinced that because my […]

Baby: Why all the cheesy sayings?

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Spit happens, or at least that’s what I’ve learned since having a baby. I’m reminded of it because of a set of bibs we received touting the saying. I can imagine the career path for someone who comes up with cheesy sayings on baby items. You first cut your teeth writing for Babys-R-Us Bib Department […]

Baby: My favorite baby boy shower gifts

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

It makes me itch when I see baby boy clothes with cheesy sayings like: Mommy’s Little Slugger or 2 Cute 4 Words. As a new mom of a baby boy, I never realized how little there is for boys. When I mentioned my frustration to my husband he said, “He’s a boy. You put him […]