Get off your high horse

I co-sleep. Still. I baby wear. Still. I nurse. Still. I am a stay-at-home mom. Still! And I am tired of telling all of you who express their concern that I’m creating an over dependent, shy, unsociable child that, at 21-months-old, she is doing just fine developmentally. Thank you very much. You might think she…

Letter from a mom to a dad

My darling Jon, What a year it’s been! We started off with much anticipation, dreams, and excitement and we are ending this year with a feeling of gratitude and appreciation. Kiddo isn’t just an extension of us, to me she is a gift from you. I remember everyone telling me that once she comes, I’ll…

Parenthood is selfish

The most selfish thing I have done is choosing to be a parent. When I got married 14 years ago, I had no intention of ever being a mom. Two years into our marriage, the questions began. And as we approached our fifth anniversary, the pressure from our families took on a new level of…