Month: January 2019

TFW: Jeans Edition

That feeling when you’re trying to fit into your pre-pregnancy jeans but they don’t quite share your enthusiasm… #Awesome

Me, My Butt, and Nicki Minaj

It’s April, about 48 hours since our kid was born and admitted to the NICU, and I am finally feeling well enough to shuffle down the hall to the shower on my own. I am going to enjoy this shower. I might even wash…

Breastfeeding and Rocket Ships

In the early days of breastfeeding, establishing a “good latch” is kind of like refueling a spaceship in midair: it’s a team effort, and everything has to line up just so, at exactly the right moment, and if you get it right, you save…

Mum’s the Word

He slept for 5 hours! And then another 4! We’re just a month in when it happens for the first time and I could shout from the rooftops but I tell myself to keep it cool because if I walk into Mom Group all…

TFW: Snow Day Edition

That feeling when you want to plan your kid’s first official snow day outfit but he’s asleep in his room where all his clothes are… #napproblems #firstworldproblems #pinksnowsuit

Bundle of Boy

It’s 6:00am. And you don’t even mind that it’s 6:00am because 6:00am is better than 5:00am, and what’s more, your little bundle of joy is— at 6 months— an actual joy now, just as all those pastel-hued and deceptively tranquil Hallmark cards promised. You’ve…