Pandemic Parenting

Pandemic Parenting

UPDATE: Just a quick note to add that things have changed SO much since I posted this blog! My salsa-dancing 20 year-old was placed in curfew in Puerto Rico and we worried that she wasn’t going to get back to the states! Thankfully, she’s made it to...
No “Training” Needed

No “Training” Needed

I read this article from the New York Times and let me first acknowledge all of the really great things the author writes about as a new Momma: the need she has to ask her partner for more help, the attempts she makes to encourage her partner to show up and...
“The Twilight Zone”

“The Twilight Zone”

The other morning, I startled awake trying to piece together a dream that was incredibly disturbing to me… You see, I was pregnant and in labor. But I wasn’t the only one! My dear friend (and fellow Momma of four, Jen) was also pregnant and in labor at the exact same...
Submarine Parenting

Submarine Parenting

I read this article from the Chicago Tribune, which describes different “parenting styles” used today by parents in the US. Some of these parenting styles are probably familiar to you: tiger, helicopter, and free-range. Older terms for parenting styles included:...
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

“Last day of school – Yay?” There are plenty of Mommas out there who can relate to this – I know I’m not the only one! I love my children and I’m looking forward to all that Summer Vacation means for our family – but if I’m being honest? I’m kind of...
Stretch Marks

Stretch Marks

The other morning I got out of the shower and leaned over to wrap my long, curly hair into a towel and couldn’t help but notice the stretch marks on my belly. These were the same stretch marks I was convinced I didn’t have when I was pregnant with my daughter 17+...

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