Tag Archives: pregnancy

I’m So Pregnant – Update #2

Here we are again with another update! This pregnancy is flying by, I can’t believe I’m already almost halfway through. Our house has been infected by the plague this week. First we all had colds, then while getting over our colds, my toddler brought home a nasty stomach virus from daycare (I’m talking projectile vomiting, […]

Retiring the title of PANK (Professional Aunt, No Kids)

Remember that time I wrote the blog post about The Great Baby Dilemma? Well, just 4 short weeks after that post was written, I found out I was pregnant. For months prior to finding out, I felt disappointment whenever my period arrived. That was a sign that either my clock was ticking louder that I […]

My Battle with Baby Bonding

By Lisa Van Meeteren Preparing for a baby is somewhat like preparing for all out warfare. Battle plans are drawn, forces assembled, baby names are chosen. There is a lot to do to prepare for the imminent invasion of this little person coming into your life for the first time, dropping missiles, assaulting your senses […]

The PANK Perspective: What should I name my baby?

Joe, Jim and Jack. That’s my dad and his brothers. I’ve asked him why my Grandmother named all 3 of her sons with names starting with “J” and he didn’t really have much of an answer for me except, “those were popular baby names back then.” It seems like it might still be on trend. […]