I’m starting this post while my baby is napping. I guarantee that in about five minutes he’ll wake up and I’ll have to continue later. I’ll make notes to keep my place. It may take me several days, but I will finish the post. Writing, unfortunately, is a “while he’s sleeping” activity. This time is … More If you need something done…
The last few weeks of pregnancy is also the end of my daughter’s time as an only child. … More The Final Weeks with One
It’s been an interesting pregnancy… Here are the top five comments people have made to me. I highly suggest you never say them to anyone else. … More 5 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Say to a Pregnant Woman
Here’s why I haven’t been writing. In case you were wondering… … More Where have you been?
Struggling with the quantity of new toys floating around my house post-holiday, my kid predictably puts me in my place. … More A Lesson in Impermanence: Post-Holiday Clutter
Need to potty train your kid? Don’t make the same mistakes I did! … More Book Discussion: Oh Crap! Potty Training by Jaime Glowacki
This post is going to be short. I’ve had a cold for nearly a month now, I’m working non-stop, and my list of to-dos is so long I just laugh when I look at it. I’m burning out. Being a working mom felt like a manageable juggle until my work load doubled recently. Now, feeling … More Is Burnout a Bad Sign or a Badge of Honor?
Two weeks after coming home, here are the top 10 things I learned from traveling in Europe with a two year old. … More 10 Lessons From Traveling with a Toddler
At the conclusion of week two of our travels, I feel like I’ve seen a whole new side of French culture. Things I never noticed before (when I lived here as a 20 year old) have been fascinating revelations for me now that I have a little one in tow. I would say the biggest … More Children are Children, Everywhere
We’re sitting in a small cafe in Semur-en-Auxois trying to decide what on earth our child will eat for lunch. Since we arrived in France, she’s been terribly picky – a typical American child. She has eaten a large quantity of Goldfish (brought with us) and cookies, but besides yogurt and bread, nothing much interests … More Chicken Nuggets and Capri Sun