December 9, 2015

Making Our Own Christmas Magic

I don’t know if it’s the Christmas season, the fact that I feel like I’ve spent a lot of time with my family lately or because I’ve been stuck in a constant state of nostalgia with the writing of my memoir. (Yes, I wrote a memoir. What the hell.) Whatever the reason, I’ve felt a tad weepy lately. Wistfully weepy. Ever since I became a mom, I have felt like something was missing from Christmas. […]
October 6, 2014

When Nursing Doesn’t Feel Natural

Let’s talk about breastfeeding. Everyone knows that nursing is healthy for both moms and babies. We’re told it provides nature’s perfect food for infants. Hell, even the formula labels tell us so. It’s believed to be the most natural thing in the world. Except when it’s not. And for me, it wasn’t. Before I get into the meat of this article, please let me say one thing. For those out there that nurse your babies […]
March 28, 2014

Say No To Mom Guilt

I absolutely love to hear stories from other moms or families about the daily crap we all struggle with. It not only makes me feel more normal, but I know it helps other moms out, too. I have a dear friend, who’s actually the husband in this relationship, and he shared the following story with me. I think it will resonate with all moms who attempt to juggle both work and home. (We may not […]
February 25, 2014

Fair Is Not Always Equal

So the newest phrase I hear at least several times a day at my house is: “It’s NOT fair!” This is from the mouth of my sweet and super sensitive 4 year old. This is also a new thing. He hasn’t always been so big on fairness, and least not as vocally. The interesting part was that he said this in several contexts and I’d like to share the instances and then share how I […]