August 20, 2021

Breast Pumps

Breast milk provides a bounty of nutrition and essentials for your baby. So when it comes to nursing, you’ll find a breast pump to be one […]
August 19, 2021

Finding the Ceiling on Expectations – what it means to make new friends as a mom

It’s been 142 days since I became a mom, but who’s really counting? I can’t say I’ve conquered much or mastered many things, but I have […]
August 19, 2021

3 Things I Would Tell My Pre-Birthing Self

If I could jump into some sort of back-to-the-future time machine contraption and visit my pre-birth self, here’s what I would tell her: Don’t have so […]
August 19, 2021

Less Synchronized Swimming and More Archery

Confession. I know basically nothing about synchronized swimming or archery. But I do have a nice ‘clipart’ version of both in my mind. When I first […]
August 19, 2021

On Giving Birth and Giving Grace

When preparing to push a whole human out of your body, taking a birthing class only seemed like the responsible thing to do. So we signed […]
August 19, 2021

The Mommy Waltz

Am I a woman? Yes. Do I have emotions? Guilty as charged. But I’ve never thought of myself as an overly emotional person. Maybe that’s why […]
August 19, 2021

Unicorns and Mommyhood

I used to think of unicorns as the only possible real but not real thing in life. And then I got pregnant. How can something be […]
August 19, 2021

The Importance of Brushing Your Teeth

The last time I took my kids to the dentist he lovingly told me I had to watch them all brush their teeth and then I […]
August 19, 2021

Natural Childbirth Training

In preparing for my fourth delivery I decided that I wanted to do it all natural without pain medication. The first three births I had epidurals. […]