Hazel Nut

The Story of the 2nd November Surprise, and She Nut’s 4 Month Check Up

The Story of the 2nd November Surprise, and She Nut’s 4 Month Check Up

Last week I took She Nut in for her 4 month well baby visit. I can’t believe that she is 4 months old already! Her excessive drooling makes me wonder if she is teething already and she is ready to start trying out a bit of rice cereal mixed with breast milk. Yumm! She...
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Wondering

When I find disposable diapers in the laundry, I wonder if I threw the diaper in the laundry and the clothes in the garbage…or if I am so used to cloth diapers that I just head for the laundry room no matter what? As E Nut got caught trying to take a lightsaber to...
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Well this one is pretty simple for me this week. I am Thankful for my midwife to is so easy to talk to. Yippie for Zoloft and my ability to function. My family and friends have been very supportive and have made me feel like I am not completely nuts. I am Thankful for all...
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Postpartum Depression: Mama’s Losin’ It

When I think of Postpartum Depression, I always think of moms who can’t bring themselves to care for their children, who are just not happy after the birth of their baby. I never thought of it as general confusion or crankiness. And I never thought after 4 kids that I would have it with...
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As I Was…

On recent occasions As I Was out in public: I got home to find Cheerios dried, crusty and stuck the back of my shoulder. Bummer. Walked out of my Little Nut Nut’s preschool classroom to realize that my white nursing pad was falling out of my black bra and my black tank top. Fabulous....
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As I Was

As I was enjoying my very well organized morning, I realized that something was terribly wrong. It only took me a fraction of a second to figure out what it was, but in that moment my feelings of accomplishment and pride were shattered and I was suddenly racing around my house with feelings of...
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Good News is so Good, Some News is Not so Good Though

Yesterday was a good day. A long one, but still a good one. First bit of good news is that my 8 year old Wing-Nut is finally done (for the moment anyways) getting all of his cavities filled! Poor little guy has huge teeth, packed into a tiny little mouth and has such a...
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As I was…

As I was settling down last night, feeling like I accomplished a lot, and the baby was trying to wiggle its way under my ribs, I suddenly realized that while I packed my bags for myself for the hospital, not only did I forget to grab some clothes to pack for the baby, I have...
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Pregnancy Induced Forgetfulness

As my due date gets closer, less than 3 weeks away I am finding it harder and harder to concentrate. We are trying to get everything in order, and in doing so lots of things are getting overlooked. My brain is overflowing with way too many things not to write them down….but I can...
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Wondering About A Few Things

Just how hard does a 5 year old have to flush the toilet to actually break off the handle? Why do neighborhood cats like to use my veggie garden as a litter box? How many times can a 2 year old brush his teeth in one day? How come my answering machine can answer...
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Filling My Etsy Store!

One of the things I am working on to get back into jewelry full time is getting my Etsy store full again. I haven’t had too much time for promoting and I let almost all of my listings expire. Since I only did a handful of shows last year and spent most of last...
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Schools almost over!

Yippie! Just over a week left and the kiddies are done for the year! I have to say that so far the school year has been about 3 weeks too long already. We are all just barely hanging on. As the days get longer, the kids are having a harder time getting to sleep...
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Lost in Thought

I am really trying to pull myself out of my slump. I started out the year full speed ahead and thought I was going to be able to pull myself out from under this rock that seems to be getting bigger every day. Just when I was getting ready to tell everyone that I...
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