It does not mean that you are a terrible person, or that you are a bad mom. You need to take care of you, for you, and for others.
I might not make all my appointments on time, but I get there. I might not make homemade waffles or pancakes every single day, but when I do they are awesome.
I had never experienced grief like this – so raw and so deep. It completely consumed me. I wanted to just get through it, and perhaps heal from it unscarred like a bump or a bruise. What would losing the woman who gave birth to me do to my life? Who would I become?
People now think that if you don’t answer them within a few minutes you are ignoring them or aren’t interested. Sorry I couldn’t respond to you because I was playing Littlest Pet Shop with my daughter for the past hour or I was making dinner and couldn’t have my phone glued to my hand.
I’m just starting out my career and I’m still trying to establish myself. At this stage in the game, having to take a maternity leave would, more or less, impact my career and slow down the momentum that I’ve worked hard to build over the last four years.
Are you having a natural childbirth? Why, yes—in that it’s completely natural to take drugs to alleviate excruciating pain!
I have been thinking about you a lot lately. I don’t really know if we will be going back for another round of IVF. Your siblings are triplets and it is kind of a lot right now.
You’re going to get used to it all—cause you’ve got to.
Your friends who think their pets are children will never understand.
What I can take away from this is this was our first year separated. It was a long hard year with many firsts.