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Facing the Facebook Society

I found myself a new fear…

I have posted several (!) pictures of myself with my belly swelling to unbelievable sizes… I have advertized my pregnancy and the progress far too much. 212 more words


Half assed ready for the baby!

My dearest Devin,

in less than two months, I will get to meet you. And although you take up a HUGE part of my everyday life, since the belly I have has become a planet, (I am pretty sure the poor Pluto ousted from our solar system was as big as my belly) and therefore most of my thoughts inadvertently turn to you whenever I have to bend down, get up, pee, take a crap, eat… perform any simple daily function, I am only half assed ready for you. 475 more words


My parenting coach: Ashton Kutcher

In terms of parenting, I am a blank slate… I have no idea where to start from. When I was faaar very far from the prospect of parenthood, I was pretty sure I would be reading a lot about childhood psychology, doing research into bringing up children in the least damaging way possible and collecting as much info as possible to be an “aware” parent. 308 more words


25 Unusual But Beautiful Baby Names

So finding a baby name is hard, I mean the name you chose your child has to live with for the rest of its life, you don’t want to embarrass the poor thing but you may not want to play it safe with ‘John’ or ‘Peter’ etc. 66 more words


Week 6

All right! Week 6 re-capture! This was a significant week of learning for me! I mentioned in my earlier posts about learning how to “let go” and not be perfect in parenting. 827 more words


Which one am I? My child's mother or my mother's child?

My mother is coming! I am so happy! I can be a kid again and expect her to take care of me! She will feed me, help me clean up, cheer me up if I feel down, fill in the blanks whenever I feel I fall short of an adult with her pep talk… 324 more words


Am I missing opportunities to record moments of my pregnancy?

That is the constant question resonating in my head nowadays…

At the very beginning, 8 months ago, 9 months seemed a very… VERY long time. I could not even imagine how the next few months progress… And I had quite a few ideas to make my pregnancy memorable. 509 more words