Each year, Dan and I take turns planning our anniversary. Last year it was his turn to plan, which was good, considering I was four days postpartum and in no position to plan... anything. We did it lower than low key, at home, while my mom took Sweet Pea out to dinner. We were “alone” … Continue reading A Happy Anniversary
I know one thing about babies: They are mysterious. I learned this when my two-year-old was a baby, but I buried this nugget of truth in the recesses of my brain, which is disorganized to begin with. I can barely remember where I put my phone. I sailed through my second pregnancy, blissfully unaware of what was … Continue reading Lies I Told Myself About Baby #2… Guest Posting at In the Powder Room!
Remember when I was really excited about my home birth book project? And how I didn't say anything about it for a while, and then I was consumed with Listen To Your Mother, and then I was obsessing about why, at this stage of my pregnancy, I can't just wear a damn two piece swimsuit … Continue reading An update: pregnancy, the home birth book and definitely not feeling blessed
After reading "Bringing Up Bebe" by Pamela Druckerman, I tried to do everything the French way. I was optimistic that I could parent more like a French person, which was the goal, because the French way is obviously the best way. "One best way? What kind of horseshit did this book sell you?" you might … Continue reading I Felt Like a Good Mom Until I Read This
My bucket list includes....(I feel like I am getting naked a little bit here, but here goes). -Get paid to write. There, I said it (again). -Qualify for and run the Boston Marathon. I know, I know, I would actually have to run another marathon to make this one happen, but my last one was … Continue reading My Bucket List