Then and Now: Changes since the frenectomy

So much has changed for Liam since we corrected the lip tie and tongue tie. I don’t even know where to begin! Nursing: I convinced myself that Liam had just become a very efficient nurser – when in actuality, his latch would fatigue due to the lip and tongue tie! The first 24-36 hours after his operation were frustrating. He […]

Scrunchy: Vacuum Cleaning!

With a toddler,  120 lbs Shepherd mix and overall active family, my floors see a lot of traffic. Fur dust bunnies grace every corner of my house after just a few days of not vacuuming…. You get the picture! Yesterday,  as I was switching out the vacuum cleaner bag,  a childhood memory popped into my head. My mom used to […]

Our first black eye… or not?

Many people have seen this movie… So you understand that my child could climb well before he could walk. Heck, he’s still pretty wobbly with walking, but he scales EVERYTHING in the house. A few Fridays ago he was scaling yet another household item and toppled before I reached him. Insert big bloody scrape and a bruise setting in immediately. […]

Surgery Day: Mommy’s Point of View

This will be two parts – one factual with everything we’ve learned, one from the mommy point of view. This is my point of view… Procedures shouldn’t be scheduled for the afternoon. All that waiting, then all of the sudden it is time. Not fun. We went out to a nice breakfast and took Pip to a park to get […]

My First Aid Box

I have a very mobile toddler. And by mobile, I hardly mean “skilled”. It’s actually quite reminiscent of people watching Frat Row on a Friday night. He crashes into things more frequently than actually reaching his intended destinations. And forget turning around, that’s asking way too much. Unless the dog is handy to hold on to while he pivots 180 […]