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Madden.

Madden.

Madden Matthew was born on July 8, 2009. He was 8 pounds 4 ounces of pure perfection, I tell you. From the moment I found out I was pregnant, I KNEW that I was going to have a boy. And now, here he was. We had picked out his name before we even got the […]

Celebrating a New Life in the New Year

Celebrating a New Life in the New Year

I’m not really a resolutions type of girl. In fact, I am more of a “don’t plan anything and see what happens” kind of person in general, so New Year’s resolutions aren’t something I’ve ever actually put any thought or effort into. Alyssa nails my feelings in her post, and Amanda, Cristin, and Laney made […]

New year, same “me”.

New year, same “me”.

Resolutions, are not my thing. Let me start over. New Year Resolutions, are not my thing. I know I’ve made some in the past, when I was much younger. Typical things like, eat healthier, get better grades, stop drinking soda etc. All great ideas, I’m sure. As I have gotten older that particular “tradition” hasn’t […]

Hi Everyone!

Hi Everyone!

Hello! My name is Cristin and the purpose of this post is to tell you all who I am. (cricket….cricket…..) Who am I? It’s hard to put yourself into words. It’s even harder to put yourself into words that you know complete strangers are going to read and make judgements upon. It’s okay, really…you can […]

Hello, there.

Hello, there.

Hi! I am Melanie and I have no idea how to begin this. I guess I’ll start with how I got here. I was introduced to The Mommy Dialogues by Laney during their contest to find a new writer. I soon started following the blog, developed a huge girl crush on Alyssa and sort of […]

Mom Monday: A Birth Story

Mom Monday: A Birth Story

Those last few weeks are crucial. They are also excruciatingly slow to pass. By 37 weeks I was ready to have Sebastian. I had pubic symphysis my entire pregnancy and was tired of being in pain. Every day I would hope and pray that he would come. My midwife, Aliza, was hopeful also. I had […]

Cleaning : Crash Course

Cleaning : Crash Course

Trigger Warning: I am going to be blatantly honest, sarcastic, and use foul language! I really fucking hate to clean! I’ll give you at least 2 tips to keep a house looking clean: 1) Don’t get married! 2)Don’t have kids! It’s really that simple, however you might then acquire cats so maybe that’s not the […]