Category Archives: Newborn Mom

Feeding and Eating with Kids

In one of the online mothering groups I belong to, one mother recently said her son was in a low percentile for weight and she was feeling extreme pressure for him to gain weight. As a result, meal times were … Continue reading

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Parenting in Progress

I’m a work in progress. I am definitely a parent in process. Turns out, parenting, just like life, will put a bend in life where you thought a straight line was.  And if you don’t have your crystal ball out, … Continue reading

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How to Survive Thoughts

Today I’m going to post on one article that I read this week and that I loved. It is a wonderful post on how our culture can make close, responsive parenting so difficult and isolating. It’s a must-read for any … Continue reading

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The Use of Fear During Labor

I read this awesome post about how “failing to progress” in labor is most likely a “failure to be patient and understand” labor, and it got me thinking about my own birth story and the use of fear in deliveries. … Continue reading

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Moments Ago

Pip: *pees on bathroom floor* Mama: *runs to get toilet paper to clean up* Pip: *grabs mama’s nearby clothes and mops up*

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Breastfeeding for Brain Cells and Fingernails

Today is the final day of World Breastfeeding Week, so I thought I’d sneak in under the wire to share my thoughts on my breastfeeding experience. Before becoming a mother, I never really had an opinion on breastfeeding. I knew … Continue reading

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Baby Massage

Pip and I love doing baby massage! It’s one of our favorite times of day, and such a great way to connect, never mind all the wonderful benefits of infant massage. I’ve gotten away from doing it due to our … Continue reading

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