I have always been a travel addict and, in particular, a passionate advocate of slow travel, where you spend an extended period of time somewhere and really get to know the ins and outs of your location. Slow travel is also a better option when you have to work as you go because you are… Read More Choosing Less Travel During Baby’s First Year
I never anticipated the crushing force of mom guilt and how much going back to work would exacerbate the problem. Your heart aches in ways I never knew possible, and I blame my hormones for this 100%. Since these hormones, however, are completely out of my control, I figured I may as well address the… Read More 5 Common Sources of Working Mom Guilt
Why is honey off limits for babies? The first time I heard that honey was bad for babies, I was in a prenatal class at the university. It was such an off-the-cuff remark that we could have easily missed this important information, and I generally only found this food restriction coming up in conversation as… Read More Why is honey off limits for babies?
I think I must have wanted to choose the method for feeding my child that would be the most complicated and that would require the most amount of time and stuff. Looking at my procedure objectively, at least, that is how it would appear. I even went to a breastfeeding class at the… Read More Making Life More Complicated: Breastfeeding Edition
Before I ever entertained the idea of having a baby, I had determined that there were certain things about myself that I would never give up if I were to become a parent. Many of these thoughts occurred as a single person observing people I was determined never to become (often stereotypical or self-described Soccer… Read More Why I Will Not Be A Soccer Mom