How to cope when your baby just won’t sleep

How to cope when your baby just won’t sleep

I must be honest. I am totally and utterly sleep deprived beyond what words can even describe right now. This is not my first rodeo but man, it is sure more intense than the first. As I analyze my baby’s sleep habits Every. Single. Day. I find that I feel a wide range of emotions. Despair. Frustration. Helpless. Anger. Even resentment towards her. Will the sleepless nights...

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After baby: 101 ways to stay sane

After baby: 101 ways to stay sane

Around the 1 year mark, I hit a mild slump (ok, it was a bad slump). It was a long winter and I was tired. I could write a long list of the things I was tired of, but if you’re a Mom then you already know what I would say. Day after day of rain. I would make efforts to get out of the house, but sometimes it only helped a little. It was difficult to manage my emotions. I was happy...

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So you want to have a VBAC? Here is ...

So you want to have a VBAC? Here is where to start.

I recently had a VBAC on September 11th, 2013 and part of this series of posts...

I don’t have time to ______.

I don’t have time to ______.

Like many of you, the Connecticut shootings have left me speechless,...

Mama Seuss…a love note

Mama Seuss…a love note

When I was away at college, my Mom would send me cards and emails with poems...

Thawing more than your breastmilk...

Thawing more than your breastmilk…the Seattle Freeze

Have you heard of the Seattle Freeze?  It’s a term I’ve only...

Ponytail truths

Ponytail truths

This post is about hair…and it’s not about hair. I know, deep huh?...

In my head and therefore my house

In my head and therefore my house

I’m probably the least organized person I know. Not only was...

Perception of perfection

Perception of perfection

Is there such a thing as the Perfect Mom? What about the Perfect...

Reconciling self

Reconciling self

Before you became a Mom, did you have certain things you said you would NEVER...

Can you love two kids at once?

Can you love two kids at once?

When you are pregnant with your second, or contemplating such a thing, you...

Quiet time is the new nap

Quiet time is the new nap

We are closing in on the third birthday and now find ourselves in that weird...

Letting go

Letting go

In the year after graduating college I took a yoga class.  This was way back...

A love song for Beaba

A love song for Beaba

Fact: I have the coolest shit.   My friend Beth is the best aunt to...

Sleeping through the night

Sleeping through the night

When Hazel was born, she ate pretty often, like most babies do. Though, unlike...

In gratitude on Mother’s Day

In gratitude on Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day. Those are three awesome, loaded little words. Why?...