Being Grateful for the Life You Have


Today’s post is about gratitude. It’s about a friend of mine who survived a massive stroke and is learning to live her life after what happened to her. It’s about a man in my husband’s running group who lost one of his arms yet perseveres and is living proof that you can do anything in […]

Feeling Lonely After Having a Baby?


I’m surrounded by people. My husband comes home from work every day with the biggest smile on his face and excitement to see both Willow and I.  I have Willow with me every single moment of every single day.  I have an amazing and supportive family.  I see my friends on a fairly consistent basis. […]

How I Stay Sane During Night Wakings


In our society, so much emphasis is placed on how babies sleep. One of the first questions you are asked of your baby is generally, “How is he/she sleeping?” or, “Is he/she sleeping through the night yet?” There are countless books on sleep training and getting your baby to sleep through the night and parents […]

Having a Baby Sucks and Other Stupid Things People Say


They say that when you get pregnant, you receive a lot of advice. Unsolicited advice, solicited advice, positive advice and negative advice. Boy is it true. Whether you like it or not, you have to be prepared to hear other people’s opinions on just about everything related to pregnancy and being a mother. The one […]