Monthly Archives: August 2011


Feeling Like A Person

When you have a baby it’s amazing how long it takes to get back to feeling like a normal person again. Each baby step towards that goal feels like a HUGE accomplishment. Now that I am entering the home stretch of the first year of motherhood I look back and in awe at how far […]

By | August 30th, 2011|About me, motherhood|1 Comment

We Survived The Storm!

Wooo hooo! Irene came and went, and all is good in After The Alter Land! As a matter of fact, if I didn’t have the news running constantly I wouldn’t have really known anything was going on at all! I must say the weather people got it pretty right this time though. The storm did […]

By | August 29th, 2011|About me|2 Comments

5 Great Date Night Ideas to Spice Things Up

Let’s be honest. It’s easy to get stuck doing the same dinner and a movie thing every time you and your hubby have time for a date night. The generic dinner and a movie is easy, fairly inexpensive, and requires little planning effort. However, the same date every time can lead to a stale relationship. […]

By | August 28th, 2011|Activities|0 Comments

The Impending Storm

Within one week my son experienced his first earthquake (and hopefully his only), and if the weather people are right, he will experience his first hurricane. Irene seems to have Long Island set in her sights, and soon will be making her appearance. Am I worried? Yes! Am I a bit scared? Yes! But only […]

By | August 27th, 2011|About me|5 Comments

The Nap Slave

I always believed that I could control my child’s sleeping habits. I’m the mom and I’m in charge right? Ya RIGHT is more like it! I learned quickly about the witching hour , and how I really didn’t have much of a say in my son’s bedtime. Then finally he started to take regular naps […]

By | August 24th, 2011|motherhood|0 Comments