Octopus Mom

Life as a mom who has her hands full

Fetal Development Site – Color Photos and Videos

I recently decided to open up a Fetal Development wordpress site. Fetal development is a topic that is very near and dear to my heart–both as a NICU nurse and … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mental Illness–Not Guns: The REAL Killer behind the Connecticut Tragedy

When I heard the horrific news coming out of Connecticut yesterday, I wept. I wept for those children who were gunned down, for those teachers who stood bravely to protect … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Unique and Fun Baby Shower Games

If you are throwing a baby shower this year, you will want some unique and fun baby shower games. I’ve decided to compile a list of the best baby shower … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Sneak Peak of Life Inside the Womb

If you are pregnant,  check out our Octopus Mom website. We have tons of full color photos of embryos and fetal development from Week 1 – Week 40, plus lots of … Continue reading

September 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

I DID IT! Making money from home!

For those of you that read my blog…it has been a while since I last posted. Since then, I have had another baby and gotten a rather successful freelance writing … Continue reading

January 14, 2010 · 3 Comments

Baseball… a 5 year old…and a Mommy’s day out!

With baby #4 due in October, I realized that I wanted to spend a little more time with my 2 older children. Aidan is starting Kindergarten next week, so I … Continue reading

August 13, 2009 · 1 Comment

Amazing Color Pictures of Fetal Development!!!!

If you are pregnant, considering getting pregnant or just downright curious, you NEED to check out this amazing website that has tons of full color photos of embryos and fetal … Continue reading

August 3, 2009 · 1 Comment

Best Potty Training Tips

If you are trying to potty train your boy or girl, you absolutely must plan ahead.. Do your homework, come up with a potty training plan and put it into … Continue reading

July 17, 2009 · 4 Comments

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July 9, 2009 · Leave a comment

Octopus Mom featured in MOMSENSE magazine

SO this month’s edition of MomSense Magazine features a personal essay written by Bonnie Ferrar….OctopusMOM. NO…not Octo Mom, but rather the editor and founder of Octopusmom.com, a parenting and pregnancy … Continue reading

July 9, 2009 · 1 Comment

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