The last few days have marked a transition in the relationship between my daughter and I. On Friday morning we began the process of weaning – and by process I mean we were DONE. No gradually decreasing nursing sessions, just DONE. It might sound drastic or mean, but it’s my philosophy that it is much
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Do you ever take a step back and realize just how much of your life is dictated by technology? Particularly ‘the image’ we try to convey to everyone else. In the age of social media we are bombarded with pictures and status updates of beautiful people, seemingly perfect families, trips, inspirational quotes and stories. I
After the excitement of laboring and delivering your new baby, a new sense of reality begins to set in. If all goes smoothly and you have a relatively normal delivery then you will be discharged within a day or two to go home. What happens then? What do you need to get by? Let me
We all have bad days. Maybe it’s not even a particularly ‘bad’ day by definition, but it certainly feels like it to you. You feel irritated, overwhelmed, like there is too much to do and not enough time to do it, like you are being pulled in twenty different directions and just can’t cope. Phew.
Dear First Time Mom, Very soon you will welcome into your life a tiny baby human. This little love is going to change your entire universe – in ways you cannot begin to even comprehend. You may be scared. Anxious. Excited. It’s all unknown. These are all perfectly normal emotions to have in regards to