Podcast: TMI – Breastfeeding a Newborn

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Last week we talked with Phil about monster trucks. This week we have a Joy-centric episode, chock full of TMI. It’s time to start talking about breastfeeding a newborn. And how much it can make you feel like an idiot. Listen in to our thoughts on the ups and downs of breastfeeding, my biggest mom […]

Podcast: Monster Truck Madness

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This is most likely going to be the best podcast episode in this entire series. Like I may as well quit now. Because today… it’s MONSTER TRUCK MADNESS. Click to purchase this art on: Society6 | Zazzle Our in-studio guest Phil went to a monster truck show in Pooler, Georgia with his dad and our buddy […]

Father’s Day: Just Phil and His Dad

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Phil’s been a muhmuh’s boy for as long as I can remember. And he’s always been into Josh, but lately something’s been different. There’s been a shift – he’s not any less into me, I don’t think… But nowadays, Phil is WAY into his dad. I don’t know if this is a byproduct of his […]

Separation Made Me a More Patient Wife

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Last weekend, we celebrated Josh’s first full year as a Georgia resident. My year anniversary was back in early September of last year. We were separated by 2500 miles for seven months – not because of fighting, not because of a strained relationship. It was more a working together over a long chunk of time […]

I Like Fresh Butts and I Cannot Lie

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Thanks so much to Cottonelle for sponsoring today’s post and keeping this artist’s bum clean! If you’re interested in paid blogging opportunities like this one, click here to apply to Linqia. I came upon my knowledge of fresh butts in an entirely unexpected way. A while back, I was at a friend’s house hanging out. […]

Adventures in Baby Sleep Training – A Chronicled Adventure in ZZZs


Our newborn daughter, as cute as she is, has a major issue with sleeping at night… Which means we have a major issue with sleeping at night. So we’ve started down the path of baby sleep training in hopes we can all start getting a semi decent night of sleep sometime soon! (Preferably by the […]