Apr 18, 2014

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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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Apr 17, 2014

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Why I’m starting a different type of support...

Why I’m starting a different type of support group for Moms

When I became sad and depressed after having my first child, I went to all the support groups for Moms I could find. I met some new friends to go on walks with. We talked about breastfeeding, baby poop and how much we missed sleep. Sure, I had questions in those groups about sleep and the How To’s of getting my baby to sleep. (and to note, there are GREAT support groups that...

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Apr 14, 2014

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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...

Nov 20, 2013

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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...

Dec 18, 2012

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I don’t have time to ______.

I don’t have time to ______.

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

Dec 7, 2012

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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...

Dec 3, 2012

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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...

Nov 14, 2012

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Ponytail truths

Ponytail truths

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

Nov 13, 2012

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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...

Nov 8, 2012

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Perception of perfection

Perception of perfection

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

Sep 25, 2012

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Reconciling self

Reconciling self

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

Aug 13, 2012

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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...

Jul 1, 2012

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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...

Jun 4, 2012

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Letting go

Letting go

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

May 29, 2012

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A love song for Beaba

A love song for Beaba

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

May 15, 2012

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Sleeping through the night

Sleeping through the night

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