Author Archives: finallyimamama

About finallyimamama

After 4.5 years of infertility, I am a mom to an amazing boy! Follow me as I meander the path of parenthood as a disabled, first-time mom.

Baby K’tan is my savior

I see everyone, everywhere set their toddler on their hips and walk around the store, park, house…I can do none of those. My CMT causes weakness so carrying him even to his room from the living room can sometimes be … Continue reading

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His first fever

  So much for a chock-full-of-plans weekend. It began Friday night as we waited for our seats at P.F. Chang’s at the Natick Mall with our friend. Jameson seemed sleepy, and didn’t want to walk around or interact much, but … Continue reading

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Big weekend for my bug

At 14 months, Jameson is at an in-between age in terms of what he can do and what he’ll enjoy. We tried Southwick’s Zoo late last summer and he enjoyed what he could see from his stroller…until he fell asleep. … Continue reading

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The dreaded stairs…

Living in a progressive state like Massachusetts, you’d think I wouldn’t have to wonder about accessibility in businesses. But I have to remind myself that despite the progressive nature of the state, that buildings are old, steeped in history.  That … Continue reading

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Dear Target…

Dear Target: We use Charlie Banana cloth diapers during the day for our son, but at night, because he is such a great sleeper, often sleeping 13-14 hours at a time, we use disposable diapers. Pampers are expensive, so a … Continue reading

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A revolution is headed my way!

I won’t lie: if I’m home alone with my son, and all of his outfits without zippers or buttons are dirty, chances are he is being dressed in feetie pajamas or his fly will not get zipped up! With the CMT, … Continue reading

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Zippers only, please

To the person who created baby clothes without zippers or Velcro: Do you hate me? Have you never seen a squirmy baby? Or a mother whose hands don’t work very well because of her disability? Methinks the answer to all … Continue reading

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