So I popped open my laptop this afternoon to this story on the Bangor Daily News’s front page to a story about the Maine Attorney General issuing a blanket warning against co-sleeping after five children died since January. I can hear the blame truck backing up, ready to hit tired parents again. First, I want to […]
I think the biggest thing I didn’t expect before I had a baby is that … there are no right answers. Except when there might be.
After I did that 8-mile run on New Year’s Day, I signed up for that half marathon in April. And then the universe reached out and said, “girl, oh no you better don’t,” and threw up a few hurdles.
I haven’t written in awhile, and all the things I wanted to write about are just piling up. So here they go.
This week I put the last of my elastic-waisted, ruched-shirted pregnancy wardrobe away.
Even while my infant daughter is literally strapped to my chest right now almost everywhere we go, I’m constantly thinking about how to help her grow up into a resourceful, independent, confident woman.
This post actually was meant to be the three-week post. It lived in a scratch notebook for a week and I didn’t get a chance to start working on it until today. So here is my three-week picture. I’ve been about the same weight for the last two weeks, 172- 18 down and 15 to […]