Well folks, it's been a year. My son is turning one tomorrow and I am getting nostalgic. Many things have helped me survive throughout this year; my boyfriend, my incredibly supportive friends and family, even my cats and one more crucial thing...coffee. Coffee, I love you very much. You got me through a very hard [...]
Today I substitute taught at my old elementary school on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. I got up early, got ready, dropped my son off with my parents so that they could babysit, and took the subway uptown. I got off the train and started walking uptown towards my old school. Who did I [...]
"Aww! Your son is so cute! How old is he?""A year.""Really? He's big for a year. Is he walking?""No, no he's not walking yet." "Oh, well my daughter was walking at 9 months. Just give him time he'll do it. Is he talking yet?""Yeah, he says 'mama' and 'dada' but he doesn't really know what [...]
Just wanted to let you guys know that the Adiri bottle has arrived. It is a Stage 1 feeding bottle which means that the flow is slow. I haven't sampled it yet, but plan on doing so soon.Please check back here at oldschoolnewschoolmom.blogspot.com for my review of the Adiri bottle.
It's the review you all have been waiting for...So those of you that have been following my blog know that I recently wrote to FuzziBunz to ask for a sample cloth diaper. Well, I received in the mail not only one, but two FuzziBunz one size fits all diapers. The diapers are well made and [...]
Every time I visit the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) with my son, I fall in love a little more. I love how calm the Garden is. I love how it makes me feel like I am in another world. I love how my son reacts to the trees and flowers; how he instantly calms down [...]
My good friend and fellow mother, Gry, forwarded me this insightful article from CNN.com about when it is appropriate to take your child to the emergency room.The article lists key symptoms that warrant medical attention. I encourage you all to take a look at it hereThe article also encourages parents to trust their instincts. If [...]
I have always been an impatient person. I hate waiting in lines, being on hold on the phone, waiting for someone to call me back or answer my text or email. I have an extremely low frustration tolerance. This low frustration tolerance does not come in handy when having a child.Today, my son was having [...]