My Postpartum Anxiety: Part 2

You can read My Postpartum Anxiety: Part 1 here. I haven’t been fully honest about my experience with postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety. Part 1 of my experience was easy to write. So many moms feel that way, and even though postpartum depression, anxiety, and other perinatal mood disorders aren’t discussed as much as they … Read on…

G’s Toddler Bedroom

It’s about time I make good on my word and post about G’s toddler bedroom. Now that I’ve taken some pictures, I don’t feel it’s really finished. It still feels empty. However, as time goes on and he gets older I’m sure he will fill it with pictures and posters as I did. I think that’s been in … Read on…

My Postpartum Anxiety: Part 1

You silently take note of what needs to be done: empty dishwasher, reload it with dirty dishes, and then sweep the floor. Three things. Not hard. The baby starts fussing. Just fussing. So you tell him he is okay and he needs to wait a moment while you put some glasses back in the cabinet. … Read on…

What’s in My Diaper Bag?

Before L was born, I insisted on G spending the night at his grandparent’s house so he could get used to being there before I had to spend some time at the hospital. I realized, pretty quickly, that our current diaper bag (similar to this one) was not going to work when the new baby … Read on…