There's a trend among anonymous women on the Internet: if your significant other does the bare minimum, deal with it. This attitude is increasingly prominent around holidays. Moms who complained about not being acknowledged by their spouses on Mother's Day were met with a quick … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or Spouse’s Day?
Since having Clark, there are several things that should only take a few minutes but instead take half a day. On Wednesday, I set out to make some meatballs and eggplant parm. Okay, five minutes is a little ambitious for both, but, honestly, 20 minutes tops for prep. Instead, I … [Read more...] about Things That Should Only Take Five Minutes
Most days, I'm lucky if I can finish a cup of coffee. So, honestly, the daily showers I used to enjoy seem to be a thing of the past. And it didn't really bother me at first, because I thought I looked pretty adorable in yoga pants and ponytails. Then, I caught a glance of my … [Read more...] about What I Think I Look Like vs. Reality
In addition to the stress of taking care of a newborn, the majority of women add the burden of getting their "body back" ASAP after having a baby. A lot of the time, the added pressure makes it difficult to lose weight (seriously. We've all read those studies on cortisol, … [Read more...] about Getting Back in Shape: It Takes Time
If you're a first time parent, there are new questions arising daily. When will my baby sit up? Should my baby be rolling over? Why does my baby spit up? How come my baby doesn't appreciate the gesture of a clean outfit? (Well, maybe that last one is just me)There's a lot of … [Read more...] about When it Comes to Newborns, What Are You “Supposed” to Do?