It’s easy to forget that his life has changed pretty dramatically since my son was born. He just wants to spend time and be with us. I try and include him often, and it can be hard to not feel guilty about it when I don’t.
I’ve been struggling with naps this month. Okay, if I’m being completely honest, I’ve been struggling with naps this year. Why? Because my toddler refuses to nap. Toddler naps are so important. Especially when you’re a stay-at-home parent with a partner who travels through the week. Naps are like the mandatory lunch break you get… Continue reading My toddler refuses to nap (but I won’t take it lying down)
Guys, I have a confession to make: I have never called myself a “stay-at-home mom.”
(without losing your sh*t)
Some of these challenges may seem obvious, but let me tell you, a lot of them took me completely by surprise!
Let’s talk about when it means to parent solo (whether it is for a day, a weekend, or even longer).
A little over a month ago, I breastfed my daughter for the last time. I was just about to leave her for five nights—the longest we had ever been apart. I knew that when I got back, she would no longer be nursing. I was ready, and I knew that she was ready, too. But… Continue reading I weaned my daughter cold turkey
How We Found Our Village It’s funny. When you first become a parent you are never alone, but you can grow very, very lonely. You are at home with your new baby all day long, and sometimes you can feel as though you’re held hostage by nap times, feeding schedules, and diaper changes. It can be… Continue reading Our story