My Latest DNF: Breastfeeding

My Latest DNF: Breastfeeding

I'll come right out and say it: Our breastfeeding journey came to an abrupt end at six weeks. Looking back, the beginning of the end was probably day two in the hospital when Michael was just about 36 hours old. Of course, I didn't give up. Maybe I should have. Side note: I know there's [...]

“It’s Just An Uphill Stretch.” My Mantra During The Newborn Days

“It’s Just An Uphill Stretch.” My Mantra During The Newborn Days

Maybe your newborn sleeps. Maybe your newborn doesn't sleep. Maybe you're struggling playing the formula game and trying to find one that your little one's tummy can handle. Maybe you feel as though you have become a dairy cow and your baby is nursing constantly. Perhaps you're currently running on three hours of sleep. You [...]

This Is My View, and I Run Anyway

Recently, someone made the comment that I have it all "put together so well." Someone else asked me, "is there anything you don't do?!" in a way that implied that I am supermom/superwife/supergirl. Let me stop you right there: While these comments are flattering and I take them as compliments, I am actually a hot freaking [...]