The Calm After the Storm
The simmering anxiety I felt in the days leading up to Irma, as we prepared as best we could, was an unfamiliar thing to me. I’m not typically an nervous person, nor do I dwell too much on worst case scenarios. So the whole drawn-out, exhausting process of hurricane prep kinda got to me.
Parenting Kids Differently
It dawned on me as I was putting my daughter to bed the other night. We were going through her bedtime routine of book, snuggle and sleep, but when we started (or tried to start) the actual “sleep” part of that routine? No bueno.
Video: Something New…
Starting something new on the blog…
The Perfect “Not Quite There Yet” Outfit
May I just say, for the record, that my body has just about had it. It’s been a long five years of baking, birthing and nursing babies.
Tips for Traveling with Toddlers and Babies
Any new parent can get a little anxious when a flight is on the horizon. Vacations are great, but actually getting to your destination with babies and toddlers in tow? As a great man once wrote, Therein lies the rub.
That Gut Feeling
It’s been a little while since we talked about working here…I’m talking about working a job. An out-of-the-house, insurance-providing, answering-to-an-actual-human-boss kind of job. (And not toddler humans. Adult humans.)
Same Old (Red) Story
It always starts as a little redness around my nose. Little red dots. A cluster of itchy spots.
5 Daily Rituals to Maximize Relaxation (When You Don’t Really Have Time to Relax)
I don’t know if it speaks more to my exhaustion or just to the general lack of adult conversations in my life lately, that when my husband asked me recently what I did with a whopping 20 minutes of free time, I responded, “I write-ed.”
Trying to Not Forget
Her tiny body—a little astronaut, I joke, in her footie pajamas, “docked” on me—lies across mine, her face pressed against me as she nurses, her tiny curled fist resting on my chest.
Three Nursing-Friendly Shirts (That Aren’t Actually Nursing Shirts)
If you don’t already have kids and are considering it, I’m sure you will now agree, these results are not something that would necessary sell you on motherhood.