What I Don’t Want to Hear as a New Parent

Now that I’ve had L, I’m getting a better idea of what I find helpful and not helpful to say to a parent with a new baby. Having been dealing with learning how to care for a baby in addition to postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety, I have realized that when I’ve begun to vent or bring … Read on…

Breastfeeding the Second Time Around

Breastfeeding was something I always knew I wanted to do. My mom did it and for a long time I thought it was something every mother did with their baby (I know better now). I managed to breastfeed G for 12.5 months. My original goal was six months, and then I upped my goal to … Read on…

Adventures in Potty Training: Supplies

I wanted to start potty training G at 18 months. But then he decided to climb out of his crib and I wanted him us to get used to the new-found freedom of having taken off the front of his crib before diving into potty training. But this doesn’t mean I waited to prepare for the big … Read on…