Brave and Beautiful Woman Nursing in a Restaurant in NYC Winter of 2006

Dear Brave and Beautiful Woman Nursing in a Restaurant in NYC Winter of 2006: I vividly remember you. What I remember more is my ignorant and naive expression I made at you. We never met or said hi. I can’t

The Competitive Nature of Raising a Child

  Everyone wants their child to be impressive. Everyone wants to brag to their friends and family about how advanced their child is. As a first time mother, until recently, I wanted my child to be the first and best

The Bare Essentials

  So you have a needy little human coming and you are completely lost in what to get and the baby registry has your eyes crossing. You are a minimalist but the quickly approaching due date makes you think you will

I Don’t Want to Be a Mom Today

Every day I wake up gung-ho about having a positive day. That’s great and all, but it never guarantees a stress-free day. By “stress-free” I mean a manageable day that doesn’t result in me wanting to just go to bed and

Mom Memes

Here are some Mom Memes I created:

Labor isn’t the Worst

So you are pregnant and completely frightened for the dreaded experience of (dun dun dun) labor. Some women compare how long they went through labor. “I labored for 72 hours.” “Well, I labored for 73.” We get it. It sucked.

What NOT to Say to a Pregnant Woman

A lot of strangers will ask you about your pregnancy. I got this a lot at work. These are all questions I was asked and how I wish I could have responded without getting fired. “Are you married?” – “No.

New Mom Tips

  These are just some funny little tidbits I get from my every day of motherhood. I will be updating them as I go. Mom Tip #1: Now that my son has started refusing to sleep, teething isn’t helping the situation,

Avoiding Post Pregnancy Cabin Fever

  Post pregnancy cabin fever can be a real bitch. I was at home 24/7, wearing pads due to after baby bleeding, slightly loopy from the drugs for the body pain, constipated and the only conversation you have is with a

Packing A Practical Hospital Bag

Even though I had planned my hospital bag two month before I went into labor, I ended up taking a lot of stuff I didn’t end up using. This was a huge pain since about 30 minutes after pushing out

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