Picture books about self-love – part 4

Welcome back. Thanks for joining my "Mommy and Me" Book Club. I hope you're enjoying my ongoing "stay in bed and read" series. See my previous post on The Art of Hearing Heartbeats for a book summary and “quotable quotes”. As you’re reading The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker in bed (or in your... Continue Reading →

My Ritz Cracker addiction

Hi, my name is Stay-in-Bed Mom, and I'm a Ritz Crackers addict. It's been six days since I ate my last sleeve. O, golden rounds, how I love thee. Your supremely delicious disks of glory are a delight to behold. I admit I'm powerless over you. Ritz Crackers, your seductive scalloped edges sing a siren... Continue Reading →

Coffee, then parenting

Moms and dads, today (or whenever you read this) do at least one thing for you. Whatever it is that makes you smile, do a little bit of it each day. Your children are watching. Let them see you be happy. For me the "it" is having a morning cup of coffee. Coffee first, then... Continue Reading →

Why I love my C-Section scar

I used to hate my Caesarean section scar with its puffy, jagged line. It looked like an impassive, straight-faced smile, not knowing how to feel about motherhood. At first I was scared to touch it, let alone look at it. It smarted, itching like crazy for over a year. I kept a tube of hydrocortisone... Continue Reading →

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