Tag: parenting in Connecticut

The Mom Club

Moms share an unspoken bond. You see it in the sympathetic look at your tantruming child in the middle of the store or the smile across the room at a restaurant. I’m a mom, you’re a mom; there’s something oddly comforting about simply having other mothers nearby, even when they’re complete strangers. I experienced this

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The Weaning Diaries: Part 2…The Final Chapter

A couple weeks ago I started sharing my weaning journey; for those of you who aren’t familiar with our story, Nora is two-and-a-half years old and I…I have no clue what I’m doing (ha!). In all honesty, though, I couldn’t find any pointers online about how to compassionately and effectively wean a toddler. Any advice

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Full heart

Until I had my daughter I never knew what people meant when they said their heart was full. Sure, I’ve known love and happiness, and joy, to where I’ve been more content than I thought possible, but in the moment of my daughter’s birth…my heart filled and swelled and stretched to a point I could

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Focusing on me

I’m having a rough day today. I’m in a funk and I wasn’t sure I could pinpoint the reason. But if I’m being honest with myself I think it’s because I miss my daughter. I should be welcoming these hours I get today (and, most of the time, do) that I’m not with her because

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