Semi-Delicate Balance

Motherhood

Picking Out Baby Names

Choosing your baby’s name is quite possibly the first decision you make in parenting that has a direct impact on their lives. The name is how other people perceive your taste. It almost sets up expectations for him/her. I follow the rule where the name has to carry him through his baby blanket, his resume, […] Read more…

I’m a Mom & My Friends aren’t yet

When I tell people I’m expecting, they say “congratulations!”. When I tell them how old I am, they say “ohmigod, you’re so young!” …what’s that supposed to mean? I am 25 years young. The average age for mothers having their first kid is 25.4 in 2010. It was 22.7 in 1980. In that case, I‘m […] Read more…

Clubbing While Pregnant

It’s Saturday night, your girlfriend calls you and announces it as “Girls’ Night!”. WHOOPTY-WHOOP! You can’t wait to get dolled up and go out for a night of partying. —recordscratch— You’re pregnant. With Halloween coming up, invites for those Halloween nights out will be coming your way. I personally believe any and all alcohol should […] Read more…

Pregnancy: The Good and The Bad

  I’m in my third trimester and the countdown is on. Here is the good side and bad side of pregnancy and how you really feel. The good: Boobs are huge, hair is long and thick, skin is somewhat clearer than usual. No dirty looks when I ask for second helpings. Feeling my baby kick […] Read more…