Monthly Archives: July 2015

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 […]

5 Essential New Words in a New Mom’s Vocabulary 6

Pro•cras•ti•nap•ping, link  verb The action of delaying or postponing something less than exciting via the art of strategically napping when baby naps — or just straight up with the baby. Commonly done when baby-trapped and never as refreshing as one would hope. “I’m sorry I didn’t get any housework  done this week; my procrastinapping got a wee bit out of hand as I chased the ultimate sleep.” Ba•by Trap, noun An uncomfortable position or activity […]

Fit Mom Core Workout – FREE! 2

I sometimes cringe when I think back to what I used to tell my mom clients. You see, prostate in my pre-mom life I was the Senior Wellness Specialist at a corporate wellness center. I had a wide variety of clientele, including pregos, new moms, and veteran mommy warriors. Despite my ability to provide the most current and by the book advice and guidance, I was truly ignorant to what these women were going through […]

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 […]