Dear Mom & Dad…

There’s the potential for friction between the generations when COVID-19 forces you to change your support system. Here’s what you need to know: today’s parents need more support than ever before!

New Normal

What do new parenting and life amidst the Coronavirus have in common? Read on to find out.

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 California, where her school has closed for the […]

All The Single Ladies (And Gentlemen)

This is a shout-out to any Mommas or Poppas out there who are doing this thing, parenting, on their own.   By themselves. I’ve been single parenting my four kiddos for the past week (with an entire village of helpers at the ready, mind you!) as my husband sat in a hospital bed with a bowel […]

The Power of the Mind/Body Connection

Okay… Here’s the deal. It’s probably going to take you a long time to have your baby. Hours and hours and hours. Longer than you hope it will take. Way longer than you expect it will take. Way, way longer than you think it should take. Don’t kill the messenger – I’m just trying to […]

No Visitors Allowed

Photo by Linda Eller-Shein from Pexels We have this weird practice in our culture that no matter the circumstances of our birth, we should be leaving the doors to our room wide open so that everyone in the extended family can come and visit. The FBC units at hospitals are usually the only ones that don’t have strict […]