When You Can Only Handle One Child–And That’s OK

The thing about a pain threshold is, you don’t know what yours is until you arrive there. I always suspected I had a high pain tolerance, but I’d never broken an arm or had stitches or surgery, so it was just a theory. Then I went into labor, and I resisted an epidural until 24... Continue Reading →

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The Road Back to Me: Becoming a Working Mom

It started as an experiment. When I was pregnant, I decided to try out being a stay at home mother, citing my job's lack of maternity leave and my lack of passion for my job as the main reasons. I never pictured myself staying home with a baby, but I also never pictured myself as... Continue Reading →

When It Takes a Long Time (Like, 7 Months) to Start Enjoying Your Baby

It takes me a long time to adjust to change—an embarrassingly long time. Motherhood, and taking care of a baby day in and day out, has been no exception. In some of my grumpiest, most melancholy, or—let’s be honest—crazy moments, Robert has said something to the effect of, “Well, at least I know you’ll be... Continue Reading →

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