Soaking in the tub, timing contractions, my enormous belly an island jutting out of the water. I loved every day of my pregnancy, and even though it's selfish, I admit it was sad seeing it come to an end because that meant I had to share you. Later, sitting backwards on a chair in the living ... » Learn More about I blinked & you turned 7
My VBAC baby. The one who was born with a broken clavicle and never once flinched. You nursed like a champ, snuggled like a pro, and were the happiest baby on the planet...as long as you were in my arms and ONLY my arms! You've known what you wanted from the day you entered this world, and you've ... » Learn More about To My Daughter: You’re a Whole Hand!
Insurance company woes forced me to part ways with the doctors that delivered my girls, and in a cruel twist of fate, my last appointment with them coincided with my youngest's birthday. These two monumental to me events joined forces and knocked the wind right outta me, and in all honesty, I'm ... » Learn More about My Baby is Two!
Like many of you, I spent a lot of time with family at Easter. Over drinks and completely out of nowhere, my aunt posed the question: why do you share so much of your personal life with perfect strangers? Up until that point, I had never really looked at it that ... » Learn More about This Is Why I Write
You feel not good enough Like all of your kids' bad traits come from your side And you're nowhere near as patient as you should be, showing more restraint with strangers than with your own family. Me, too. When your harsh tone is repeated back to you, and you feel like the biggest failure to ... » Learn More about Me, Too