The last thing you want to hear as a new parent is that your perfect, healthy baby is not so perfect or healthy after all.
The other day I spilled breast milk on my laptop in my hurry to get to a work meeting. That’s just one of many sentences I never imagined saying before I became a mom.
Have you ever sat down to write a list of everything in your life competing for your attention? Demanding mental or physical space? Dog, cat, baby. Husband. Messy house. Bathroom remodel. Back to work and childcare arrangements. Hair appointment. Oil change and car registration. Bill payments. Social media. Unfinished novel. Local and national politics. Netflix … Continue reading The ultimate 2017 resolution: simplify
When you reach the third trimester of pregnancy, everyone primes you for the day that you'll head to the hospital. They walk you through the differences between false labor and active labor. You tell yourself that you won't be that person who shows up at the hospital every two days convinced that your Braxton-Hicks contractions … Continue reading 3 IVs, 2 x-rays, an echocardiogram & a partridge in a pear tree