We should not have to defend ourselves to each other. We are free (and encouraged!) to make our own decisions, to be inadequately, incorrectly, or even overly informed.
Tag: unsolicited advice
The two sisters referenced in the title are not actually sisters. One woman is my younger sister; the other is my DH’s younger sister, so my sister-in-law. Both are in their early 30s. And that’s about where the similarities end. My sister is planning a wedding for next year, and moved to the other
It’s quite often that people at work are surprised when they realize I suddenly have a baby bump. Not the coworkers I see every day, but the customers, vendors and sales people that stop by on occasion. There are some who still have yet to notice (although I feel like I’ve grown leaps and bounds
When I was pregnant, there was no shortage of unsolicited advice. Family, friends, and even complete strangers all had something to say about my belly, my birthing, and my soon-to-be parenting. I tried to be thankful about their concern and knew that it was mostly well-meaning. After all, they were putting life and limb at