Tag: parenting philosophy

My defining moment: When I stopped trying to have a “good baby”

When I became a mother, I was the first of my close friends to do so. I’d never seen anyone in my circle of friends¬†go through this enormous life change, and nothing I’d read had prepared me for it. Even having a former career as a teacher left me wondering what I was supposed to

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Wisdom Wednesday

Back to Basics Mothering I am a parenting book junkie. Seriously. I can’t get enough. I’ve read pretty much every child-rearing theory book/article/etc. imaginable. Supernanny. Babywise. Attachment Parenting. Happiest Baby on the Block. What to Expect The First Year. Girlfriends Guide to Surviving The First Year of Motherhood. I am ashamed to say the list

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