I had a tough first labor. By some people’s standards it might have been easy and by some it might have been terrible. No one’s life was ever in danger, as far as I know. We all came out on the other side healthy. It seemed neither of us were happy, but at least we… Read More "I Feel Nothing For This Baby"
I was so sick of everything the other day, that I just told myself that I would end my life upon reaching 40 years old, if I did not use the roughly four and a half years between now and then to get my life in order. That was it – things were either… Read More Dead at Forty
Or, “Getting my ISH together.” Either one is the perfect fit for the subject of my post today. Like many first time preggo girls, I read every magazine I could find about pregnancy, staying fit during pregnancy, how to best accessorize my new and humungusly expanding bump, and how to essentially survive the nine months of carrying a… Read More When Marie Got Her Groove Back
I am a victim of Mommy Brain. I forget things all the time. You know, like where I put my car keys, or the rest of my sentence during a conversation. I forget to finish unloading the dishwasher after walking away for two minutes to answer a quick phone call. I will tell my friend about… Read More Mommy Brain: Fact or Fiction?
Our blogger Carly has a friend whose 3 month old baby is extremely colicky. Trying to advise her today on what to say to her friend brought up some feelings from my own experience with this issue. You see, my daughter was colicky for SEVEN months straight. She would cry and cry and I would… Read More Investigating Colic