40% Hipster 60% Clueless
Don't act like you don't know it's true-
It's totally cool to be a hipster.
It was cool in high school.
It was cool in college.
Who knew it would be cool in "mommy world" too?
Me? A hipster?
That's ONE. GIANT. JOKE.
I have always been a very
boring simple person when it comes to style.
I like pink.
I like lace.
I like the occasional sequin.
I'm very girly, don't get me wrong.
But the whole- putting thought into what I am wearing thing?
That's reserved for special occasions, NOT the grocery store.
I love ALL music.
I listen to music.
But music isn't my life...
That's kind of a hipster requirement right?!
But when it comes to parenthood - you know, the mommy stuff,
I'm like 40% a hipster... I think.
For real though...
I CLOTH DIAPER.
Granted... it's only during the day, when we are at home, not travelling.. or running errands.
Okay so I cloth diaper
60 50% of the time.
I make (made) my own babyfood (We have moved on to solid finger foods)
Jack only ate "pouch" food like 3 times. EVER.
This = 800 Bajillion hipster points!
On the other hand...
We don't co-sleep (Bubba is a bed hog)
I only breastfed for 3 months (wish it would have been longer)
I turned down a hand-me-down Moby Wrap (Regret it to this day)
Sometimes I let Bubba cry it out (GASP!)
And we foolishly registered for a Baby Bjorn instead of the Ergo (rookie hipster mistake)
I'd love to be that 100% hipster mommy.
But it's just not in the cards for me!
Basically what I am trying to say is that I LOVE how diverse mommy-hood is.
There are so many different ways to go about being a parent,
lots of which produce WONDERFUL results!
In the words of one of my favorite "mommy bloggers", AP, I like to think I parent "a la carte"
I pick and choose from different theories that work for us and our family!
It's still really cool to be a hipster mom though...
Maybe I'll be a hipster grandma?!
That's one happy 40% hipster baby though...