Tuesday Timesavers: Crockpots

I’m testing out a new weekly feature: Tuesday Timesavers! Let me know what you think by comenting below!

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It’s Take Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day…

…and the halls here are filled with the sound of silence.

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New UK Law Promotes Flexible Work Schedules

As reported by Web Worker Daily, a new law in the UK allows workers to request flexible work schedules.

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Moms and Internet Addiction

Do you lose yourself for hours in blogs, social networking sites, message boards and other mom-related internet outlets? So much so that you find yourself forgoing television, books — even time with your family — for the internet? If so, you may be falling prey to internet addiction, which, according to parenting.com, is becoming more and more common among new moms.

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Our Experience with the First Three Months

I would like to thank Jennifer at momlogic.com for writing The Truth About the First Three Months, a post I can totally get behind.

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Mommy Moment # 6

Today I got an email titled “Seven Reasons Why Babies Cry” and in my true sarcastic fashion, the first thought I had was, “I could probably give you 700 reasons why babies cry!” Especially mine, who cries when she’s tired, hungry, dirty, hurt, the moon isn’t aligned properly, you take a piece of lint that she picked off the floor out of her mouth, she really wants that DVD she took out of the DVD player and WAAH YOU’RE A MEAN MOMMY FOR TAKING IT AWAY…among other reasons.

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Miss A is 9 months old!


So, the jellybean has now been an “outside baby” longer than she was an “inside baby”. That’s kind of weird to think about. For stats…we had her 9 month check-up on the 1st, and she weighed in at 17 pounds and is 28 inches tall. That’s 50-75th percentile for height and 25th for weight…still my long, lean, baby machine! Other than an entire month of the family being sick (stomach virus, cold, then stomach virus) she is doing extremely well!

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Miss A Walks!

Our little girl has been threatening to walk over the past few weeks. She’s been cruising for what seems like forever, and has been letting go and standing, and taking a few very cautious steps, but today she took what was very obviously some deliberate steps!

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Miss A is 8 months old!


I can hardly believe she’s 8 months old already! Look at this adorable picture, though…you would never know by looking at her that this little girl had been sick with a stomach virus for six days!

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Miss A has TWO teeth!

Breaking news: We discovered yesterday that Miss A now has TWO teeth, both on the bottom. Which explains why she has been a crankypuss the past week.

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