Together for better or worse

How worse were they talking about?

mamaamoon said: When you find this in your ask, share 5 facts about yourself and then pass it on to your ten favorite followers

1. I have 2 brothers, 1 sister, 1 half brother, 1 half sister, and 1 step sister. Yeah there’s a gang of us lol.

2. I would consider myself as responsible. Almost too responsible. I’m always “the adult” of the group.

3. I’m kind of hoping for another girl just because I think it would be easier since I already have 2. But I’m kinda hoping for a boy so I can dread his hair 😳. I know both are silly reasons and I’ll be happy either way.

4. I can count the number of guys I’ve kissed on 1 hand.

5. I’m a horrible cook :( I wish I was better but I don’t have the time to practice. Plus I don’t like cleaning the kitchen

@mamaamoon

Nursing in public

I have no problem with it.
Reading articles about breastfeeding mothers given a hard time about nursing in public just makes me want to “whip it out” even more! People’s judgements and rude comments just make me so mad, especially when it comes from other mothers!
- bring a bottle
-use a cover
- go in the bathroom
- that’s so offensive I breastfed both my girls for over a year and will happily do the same with this baby. I breastfed in public without a problem except for 1 incident at Disneyland where I could hear the table over making rude statements about me.
I always breastfed my daughters discreetly, cover or no cover. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a mom just “whip it out” to feed her baby. People need to get over it. Or put a blanket over their head.

I love Tuesdays! #tacotuesdays #homemade

I can’t sleep because calli has a horrible cough. She has a cold so she had a lot of mucus in her nose but now it’s in her throat and it’s hardcore her to breathe. She is coughing it up every couple of minutes but she doesn’t know to spit it out so she swallows it and it’s still hard for her to breathe.
Help! How do i get the mucus from her throat?

mamaamoon said: What are your parenting routines? Why do you choose to use them?

Not sure if u wanted to know my routine or parenting style so I’ll just answer both lol.
I work full time so I MUST have a routine. Wake up at 5am usually hit snooze a couple of times before I get up. I get up get dressed and ready before waking up the girls around 6:20 to get them ready. Try to leave the house by 6:50, drop the girls off at daycare then at work by 7:30 for me. I get off at 4:00 and pick up the girls. Get home and it’s basically dinner, bath, and bed. I try to take the girls out every weekend to do something fun, like this weekend we went to the beach. But on the weekends is also when I run errands, clean, and try to find a moment to relax.

My parenting style, I just try to do my best and give them the best. I breastfed both of my girls for at least a year and they never had a drop of formula. planning on doing the same with this one. Fallon sleeps in her crib in her room and calli did the same until she recently started screaming bloody murder at bedtime, so she has been sleeping in the bed with me. Use disposable diapers but I would love to cloth diaper if my daycare provider did it :( timeouts for discipline. I don’t use any physical discipline but have found myself yelling a lot more and I’m trying to stop that. The reason I don’t use physical discipline with my kids is because of my job. I just see how spanking or hitting kids doesn’t always work and I would never want them to feel threatened or afraid of me.
Most of my parenting decision have just come from the 2 and a half years of experience and a lot of google web search lol. Again I basically just try to do my best and give them the best.

Thanks @mamaamoon

Boy or girl

I have a feeling of what the gender of this baby is. Anybody else have a feeling and turn out to be right. Idk maybe mothers instinct.
I’m still not going to find out until the baby is born but I feel like I already know. I’m not going to tell anybody because I don’t want to ruin the surprise for them, and who knows, I could be wrong.

  1. mylittleminiatures said: Labor at home as much as you can!

mylittleminiatures  i want to but one of my fears is that I’m not going to get to the hospital on time! both of my other labors have been short and i delivered them within 4 and 2 hours of getting to the hospital. i don’t want to have this baby on the side of the road lol

I don’t want any pain meds during labor and delivery with this baby

What should I do to prepare for natural childbirth?
I just watched a YouTube video of a natural childbirth and I definitely should not have done that!
I did Lamaze classes when I was pregnant with calli and that’s pretty much it.

  1. mamaamoon said: Wow is right. That is expensive. Is there a way to have cheaper daycare services? Like a family member watching over them while you’re at work for waaayyy less?

mamaamoon
no. all of our family member either work or are sketchy as heck and i wouldn’t trust them to watch my kids. i really like our daycare provider right now and completely trust her with my kids. she is actually a friend of the family. she is giving us a small discount right now so I’m hoping that she can give us another small discount once this baby comes. 

Really!?

I just realized that daycare is going to be $1700 a month once this little one gets here. That’s a little over half of what I make a month. That’s a few hundred less than what we pay in rent!
Wow.
I’m not even worried or stressed because I know everything will work out, it always does! God has always provided our family with everything that we’ve needed and MORE.
It’s just time to do some rearranging of the budget.
And maybe pick up a side hussle lol

16 weeks
Approximately 24 more weeks to go.
i stepped on the scale yesterday and saw that I’ve gained about 7 pounds so far. I have been eating ALL of the food. I’m finally past that stage where the big belly looks like it could be from a few too many burgers. Now it looks like an actual pregnant belly. I bought my first pair of maternity jeans the other day, and let me tell you, they are sooo freaking comfortable! I’m looking forward to the growing belly. And continuing to eat all of the food :)
It happens every once in awhile

And today is a day where I wish I was a stay at home mom!