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
Three hours after my last post, my daughter woke up in the middle of the night ready to start the day. It took us three hours to get her back to sleep, but she did eventually get a decent number of hours in. We, unfortunately, did not. We gave in and watched Frozen with her … More Jet Lag is Not Your Friend (or Netflix is Everywhere)