After growing 2 babies in my body, I never quite felt like I “bounced back” to a healthy weight. To some, I may have looked just fine, but I knew what the scale said, how my clothes fit, and how … Read more Continue reading →
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and I want to take a moment to share how diabetes affects MY family.
If you’ve read my post Looking Ahead, With Diabetes, you are already aware that my husband is a type … Read more Continue reading →
Urinary Tract Infections. They are miserable for us adults and even tougher for our babies. We don’t really think about our children dealing with UTI’s at such a young age, but it does happen. I say this with recent … Read more Continue reading →
Body image challenges: before, during and post pregnancy.
Although we all know of at least one fellow mom who’s body looks absolutely unaffected by pregnancy and childbirth, I think it’s safe to conclude that about 95% of our fellow moms … Read more Continue reading →
Planning at least one outing a day will keep you sane.
To some women, it’s “The Dream,” to others, it’s expected or simply what’s best for the family. Whatever the reason, choosing to leave your job to be a stay-at-home-mom … Read more Continue reading →
Bring it on, Flo!
What a hell of a weekend! My baby came down with a bug, and I came down with a terrible case of cramps and bleeding…after a pleasant 18 month break! Needless to say, we were … Read more Continue reading →
I mistakenly made a series of assumptions starting when I was twenty one or so: having children would be a simple, natural, straightforward sort of accomplishment. Right? Right—most everyone I knew then had babies, surely. If they didn’t, I suppose … Read more Continue reading →