Photo by Lisa Johnson from Burst When my daughter was an infant, I wrote a lot here about my experiences breastfeeding her: the elation, the frustration, my ongoing milk supply drama. At the time, when there was honestly very little for me to do as a mother beyond love her and keep her alive […]
One night last week, Isla woke up crying at 3 AM. This is completely out of the ordinary for us at this point. Isla has been sleeping through the night reliably for close to 3 years. Still, when I peeked in at her on the monitor, she had the saddest little expression on her face, […]
3 months after my daughter was born, I returned to work and landed another new role: manager. Over the last few years, it’s become clear to me that there is a lot of overlap in skills and strategy between being a good mom and a good manager. (Although, thankfully, potty training is not in my job […]
Originally posted on May 25, 2012. Breastfeeding will take over your life. I knew that breastfeeding was hard. I’d read so much about latch issues, bloody nipples, nipple confusion, strangers giving you the glare-down when you nurse in public, etc., but I guess I entirely missed the parts of all the breastfeeding real talk where […]
Check out my picks for the 30 top gifts for kids this year, if you’re still looking for some ideas for what to get your big kid this holiday season.
Originally posted August 15, 2013. 1. Your body will never be the same again. This seems pretty obvious, but I honestly thought I had some realistic chance of being one of those genetic anomalies who bounce back from pregnancy like it never happened. Alas, no amount of exercise or surgery will ever make my body […]
If you’re searching for the perfect present for the busiest little in your life, check out my recommendations for the 24 top gifts for toddlers this holiday season.
For ideas on what to get the newest addition to the family, check out my picks for the 25 top gifts for baby this holiday season.