Thoughts


4 Things You Inevitably Take for Granted Before Kids 1

We’ve all heard the cautionary tales from the mom-warriors who blazed trails before us. They begged us to cherish our sleep and revel in our ability to poop without an audience. Maybe you listened and snuggled into bed a few hours early every night. Heck, viagra sale maybe you even meditated peacefully during your throne sessions. But even if you diligently heeded every smidge of advice about enjoying your pre-mom life, troche I guarantee you […]


Why I Regret My Son’s Circumcision but may Circumcise Another (Hypothetical) Son.

Just like exclusively breastfeeding, sleep training, and pacifiers, circumcision has stubborn camps on both sides of the aisle. It’s one of those blacklisted parenting topics that you just don’t bring up in polite conversation. For me, the answer seemed straightforward. Men in my family and my husbands had all been circumcised. Although the idea made me nervous, it seemed like the right thing to do for our son for a variety of reasons. The doctor […]


On the precipice of a dream life. (A Gray Mom Thought) 2

I feel like I am drowning in the gray. There is a life I want. Taunting me for years; it sits just a handful of decisions away from being my reality. I stumble into it occasionally. For a day, maybe two, but I am never there for long. In this bright, pure-white life I am in control. I have my routines all lined up and executed flawlessly. I have the body/mind/soul that I always knew […]