Every morning, I wake up in bed with 3 guys, a girl, one turtle and several rabbits. Far from a sordid arrangement, the reality is closer to a cramped and sometimes stinky circus that includes me, my husband, our toddler and dogs, along with a few of my son’s current favorite stuffed animals. We never planned
If you are one of the few people that regularly read my posts (Hi Mom!) you may have noticed I haven’t written anything in a while. I’ve started a million times, yet all I could do was come up with was a bunch of complaints. Complaints about the difficulties of co-parenting, the first holiday season
There is a part of my parenting that, until recently, I felt terrible about: my children never slept in cribs. I’m sure some of you, possibly most of you, are horrified by this. I honestly don’t even know how it happened. They are great sleepers now, and my younger son has generally been a great
Life seems to swing wildly between exuberant and hellish for me, with what I’ll refer to as “dead periods” occurring from time to time. The swings mark my transition from a flow state (in the zone, usually helping a client with something and feeling like I’m winning at the same time) to ground zero
Since we at ctworkingmoms.com kicked off the week with the sparkly Kate Street’s confessions, I’d like to keep the momentum going and share with you this: Up until last weekend, my two-year-old loved to co-sleep. I became a co-sleeping parent by accident. My babe slept in a crib in our room until she was a
Not that I think I have a massive readership going yet on this blog, but since I haven’t been able to post for a while, here is what I have been up to recently: 1) After a painful final month at work, I am now out on maternity leave for 16 weeks, effective this week.