Category: Motherhood

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The Cool Mom

I’ve been afraid of changin’. It’s true. I’ve been worried that the mom life would eject what little “cool” I had and replace it with momness. It’s happened, to a degree, but there’s an...

How I Have Changed Since Becoming a Mom

When I was pregnant, everyone would always tell me how having a baby and becoming a mother changes everything. I don’t think that’s true. It does, however, change YOU. It changes your perspective, and...

The Unorthodox Baby Glossary

Deathrattle – That last disturbing yowl through the monitor right before the baby falls asleep. Hitler – The name you call to see if your baby is answering to their name,or just any word...

Moms Doing Bad Things

As we grow older and become the foul thing we never thought we’d beā€¦the “Adult”, we also get to know our parents as people, rather than monoliths of discipline, comfort and stability. They become...

Accepting Failure and Moving On

Well, I did it for three days in a row. That’s something, right? Being a parent isn’t easy. Things happen. Babies are time-consuming. It’s not about the results, it’s about the journey. The great...

What is it you want?

Is it food? Are your new teeth hurting your gums? Are you bored? Are you having growing pains? Is your stomach upset? Did you hurt yourself? Did I? Why are you crying? What magic...

All the Small Things

Becoming a parent has helped me to really appreciate all of the small pleasures in life. Like, finishing a meal before being interrupted by a needy baby. Or, taking a long shower. Waking up...