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 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:

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

Writing Your Birth Goals

Before making this, I talked with my doctor about what was feasible so we were both on the same page. Then we reviewed this during the last 3 appointments just to make sure everything was clear. We printed out multiples

The Bowels of Pregnancy

I’ve said it before and I will say it again. Giving birth feels like the worst constipation you will ever have. You push that baby like the biggest poop you will ever experience. He/she is a little shit before they

The Smell of Motherhood

Before I had my baby, I expected my house to smell of poopy diapers. Turns out that my baby’s poop didn’t even smell until he was about one month old. That, I didn’t expect. What I also did not expect

Know Before You Sow

Before you and your partner start trying for that cute little parasite, here are some things I wish I knew:  A pregnancy is 40 weeks (9 months is inaccurate-ish) You may skip your period during this time, but Aunt Flow

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