September 2015


Seven Things I wish I had known about childbirth!

Baby / You

Childbirth.  That magical day you have planned for over nine months.  All the books talk about going into labor.  Your OB/GYN will talk to you about various aspects of labor.  You’ll…


When Getting Pregnant is Hard: Talking about Infertility

“Just relax, it will happen when it’s time!”

“Have you tried _____??”

“Oh, it took us 3 whole months to get pregnant, I know…


Introducing the bottle….and when it gets refused!

I hear there are babies that seamlessly transition from boob to bottle and back without the bat of an eye. I know nothing of these alleged babies. I dealt with…


Dealing with All that Crying

Imagine yourself happily sleeping in a comfy chair on the beach while you calmly listen to the sound of the ocean. You are all alone and no one can bother…


The Good, The Bad, and The Messy: Starting Solids

Your baby is now somewhere between 4 and 6 months old. You’ve got the breastfeeding or bottle feeding thing down. Your little one may even be showing some interest in…


Packing the Family

The big job of packing for the entire family seems to be a task that always falls on the mother. If I am not uber organized, packing can really stress…


Exercise During Pregnancy

“Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. And happy people just don’t shoot their husbands!” -Elle Woods

For me, there is not much better than…