I sit, listening to the sound machine in my daughter’s hospital room while she naps. Those are words that I never thought I would say, let alone type. But it’s kind of funny what life decides to throw at you. … Continue reading The Other Mother’s View
If I had to pinpoint when it started- it would be last Thursday. I took EJ to dance. She was excited to go at first. And we tried a new dance class- a tap and tumble class. She seemed off…and … Continue reading But What Did You Do Right?
Dear Straight People, Look. I know you mean well. I know that this phrase isn’t frequently said maliciously towards us. You probably didn’t even realize how/why it would be offensive. So I’m just going to give you my rationale. Put yourself in our shoes- actually, more like our kid’s. Please stop calling dead beat fathers “sperm donors”. Let me tell you why. In our family, and many same sex families- sperm and egg donors are highly appreciated. Our anonymous sperm donor helped us build our family. He gave us not one, but two kids. In addition to our children, we … Continue reading Your Deadbeat Father Isn’t a Sperm Donor
I totes have no problem nursing whenever wherever. It’s so much easier with #2 than when I was a first time mom. No one has ever come up to me and said anything. I’ve gotten a few looks but I just stare back at them and they usually go away or look away. Today- I took the kids to the splash pad. After about 45 minutes, as usual, B let’s me know he’d like a refill. So I sit on a folded towel and begin to nurse him while EJ is playing. About that time 3 summer camps come to … Continue reading Nursing @ The Splash Pad
What’s the definition of a working mom? Is it black and white? When I went back to work after EJ- I was for sure a working mom. I worked out of the home, in a nice office with windows. … Continue reading The Definition of a Working Mom
Look- my kid is potty training! My baby is getting so big! I’m going on a date with my wife! My dog is so cute! Yeah- I post all that. No, its not because I’m self absorbed. If I’m being … Continue reading Yes, I Overshare on Social Media- and here’s why:
Some days I’m touched out and can’t wait for the kids to sleep somewhere else besides near me. Some days I want to cuddle more and just want to sniff the sweet baby milky smells. Gah his head and … Continue reading Milky Baby Smells