When I got pregnant, I didn’t realize how many of the people I knew would be experts on the state of my uterus. From the all-knowing smirks to the “You ain’t seen nothing yet” eyerolls I have been receiving in response to all the (I’m sure well-meaning!) inquiries into my well-being, I can tell now… Read More Lifehack: 5 Tips to Help You Speak to Pregnant Women
Dearest Expectant Mama, don’t cry; that post-pregnancy glass of wine is almost within your reach. Now, I don’t know about you but when I was getting closer to my due date, I had it all under control— hahahahah, just kidding. I did, however, get all the unsolicited advice that I assumed was giving me a… Read More 8 Things I Was(n’t) Told About Giving Birth
I don’t know how I got here – I mean, I DO, I drove here….come on, I am not that far gone. I mean HERE – in this year, at this age, with a 14-month-old, and contemplating a second one that will be born when I am all the way down the slope to 40. I have… Read More 2nd baby at 39: WTF or FTW?
I have never been so angry so early in the morning. Ok, yes I have, but it’s usually because my husband has awakened the baby while getting ready for work and/or I still haven’t had coffee. On my local morning show, I saw a story about a woman, Caroline Berg Eriksen, who ‘started a firestorm’… Read More Body-shaming Double Standards
When I got pregnant, it was like being given a licence to kill…a bitch with a hormonal badge that wouldn’t take shit from anyone. I knew exactly what I wanted from life, for the first time in it, and exactly who I was and what kind of mother I wanted to be. Then I gave… Read More ….Lest Ye Be a Judgeypants
So we all know I had a baby. A late baby – I was 37 when I had her. We waited a long time for her egg to get it’s shit together and live past 9 weeks….and god help us, she did. I was terrified when I found out it was a girl. I was… Read More Like a Brick….Wall