I’m The Mother Who Likes To Co-Sleep

Since becoming a mother, I’ve been making a slow descent into insanity. I think it’s fair to say I’m irrevocably changed by this whole parenting thing. My mind no longer works the same way it used to. For the most part, I’m OK with this change, and welcome the new perspectives parenthood has given me; […]

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How I Overcame My Feelings About Daycare

When I became a mother for the first time I confronted many of my fears and insecurities, but perhaps none as momentous as my fear of daycare. Maybe fear isn’t the right word, I wasn’t afraid of it, but I had nothing positive to say about it. In my experience, daycare was hell on earth, […]

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How To Be A Good Parent In 3 Simple Steps

There’s a bit of a learning curve when you become a parent, and no amount of literature or advice can prepare you for the job. You just have to jump in and swim, anyone who is a parent will tell you that. We all experience moments of defeat, uncertainty and disappointment—those are the moments we […]

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I Stopped Caring, And I’ve Never Been Happier

Maybe it’s an aging thing, but every year on my birthday I find myself in a state of reflection. This year is no different in that regard, but my perception has changed notably from years past. This year, it seems, I’ve found my footing in life. Maybe it’s odd that it’s taken me 33 years, […]