ParentCast – Episode 26: Tips On How To Make Your Spouse Feel Special

ParentCast is a podcast created by Tall Mom and Tall Dad.  It is essentially a companion piece to Tall Mom tiny baby and is dedicated to new parents & new babies.  Please subscribe to ParentCast on iTunes here if you like what you hear from us. Hosts Mary and Blake discuss ways to make your spouse feel special. When you’re a parent or have been married a while – things get stale.  They lose focus and other tasks start being put…

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ParentCast – Episode 25: You’re A New Mom And It’s Going To Be Ok – We Promise

Hosts Mary and Blake discuss the idea of being a new mom and give you the top 13 reasons why you are going to be ok if you are.  Listen, there are plenty of reasons to be nervous and feel clueless.  But we give you all the dirty secrets that no one is going to tell you about being a new mom.  In this episode, you’ll learn all about – peeing your pants, leaking out of your boobs, not liking…

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TALL DAD CONFESSION: I’m Scared That I’m Not Bonding With My Baby

I’m having a really hard time bonding with Felicity. It’s not her fault. It’s not Tall Mom’s fault. The fault is mine, and mine alone.  But here’s the worst part – I feel awful about it.  Oh, and not just awful either – I’m scared too.  It’s actually scared me to the point that I felt that I had to write about it here.  First, I need some support – how do I get past this? Second, I know if…

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ParentCast – Episode 24: The Festivus Episode – The Airing Of Parental Grievances

ParentCast is a podcast created by Tall Mom and Tall Dad.  It is essentially a companion piece to Tall Mom tiny baby and is dedicated to new parents & new babies.  Please subscribe to ParentCast on iTunes here if you like what you hear from us. Hosts Mary and Blake are back from the long hiatus!  Happy Festivus ladies and gents!  This episode is all about the airing of parental grievances.  In it, you’ll learn all about what parents have done…

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ParentCast – Episode 23: 3 Ways To Reignite Your Intimacy w/ Special Guest Tony And Alisa DiLorenzo of ONE Extraordinary Marriage

ParentCast is a podcast created by Tall Mom and Tall Dad.  It is essentially a companion piece to Tall Mom tiny baby and is dedicated to new parents & new babies.  Please subscribe to ParentCast on iTunes here if you like what you hear from us. Hosts Mary and Blake discuss marriage, kids, and intimacy with extremely special guests Tony & Alisa DiLorenzo of One Extraordinary Marriage.  Tony & Alisa are experts in the intimacy field – they are authors of numerous books, have their…

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Evil Queen Eye Makeup Tutorial

You may not know this, but our daughter Felicity’s middle name is Snow. Why? 1. First and foremost, because ***snow is my favorite!*** I’m part Christmas Elf. I love snowfalls, snowflakes, snowmen, snowball fights, and pretty much anything else to do with the white stuff. 2. I was pregnant with my daughter during the snowiest winter on record in Rhode Island. 3. Snow makes me happy, and with her first name, Felicity, actually MEANING happiness, we couldn’t find a better fit.…

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Newborn Baby Felicity – One Month Old Update

Our sweet little lass, Felicity, is a month old! These four weeks have flown by, and I’m in awe of how remarkable our newest baby is! Stats: 11lbs 11oz 22.75 inches long Loves & Dislikes:  Loves being swaddled, her pacifier (she prefers the MAM newborn pacifier), being worn in the NuRoo Pocket baby-wearing shirt, being outside, sleeping next to me, showering with Tall Dad, car rides, being held and bounced by Tall Dad on the yoga ball, being held and cuddled, and being…

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Baby Gear: Nurse Me Tender L7 Nursing & Pregnancy Pillow Review

Breastfeeding a newborn is a wonderful task that I have gladly taken on – twice! My newest tiny baby, our little lass, nursed just minutes after she was born.  She has been a healthy eater ever since, and our breastfeeding has been going along quite beautifully. We have just wrapped up the infamous six week growth spurt, complete with a couple of days of insatiable thirst. I felt like I nursed day in and day out, and my usually angelic…

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Blueberry Pancakes

We visited a local blueberry farm (Four Town Farm in Seekonk, MA) this past weekend and had an absolute blast picking berries. I’m hoping to go back again this Saturday, since our stash is almost already devoured. Blueberries make the perfect summertime snack, but they also help jazz up pancakes, as you can see in the pictures below. Our little lad couldn’t get enough of these delicious pancakes! It has become a new family ritual of ours to make a…

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Baby Essentials: Diaper Changing Bin & WaterWipes

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for WaterWipes. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Having a second baby has given Tall Dad and I a lot of insight into what baby items are NEEDED/ NICE/ and otherwise UNNECESSARY.  For example, this go-round we have ditched the big bureau, and instead just use our tiny baby’s closet instead to hang her clothing. We also figured…

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