Parenting choices

Jan 03, 2013
Evelyn refused to nurse for the first five hours of her life. I tried everything I could think of.  I squirted milk on her lips and under her nose.  I hovered my nipple directly in front of her.  When she rooted, →MORE...

Dear Evie, Three weeks ago, you joined our family in a whirlwind.  One minute your sister and I were napping together on the couch and the next minute (or four hours later, whatever) I was squeezing Grandma’s hand pushing you into →MORE...

Last week Donald and I took our daughters out for an errands run and on our way home our car wound up behind a bus.  The bus was advertising a local community college program.  One half of the advertisement had the →MORE...

Oct 29, 2012
About a year ago, I noticed that Charlotte had outgrown our Ergo.  Oh well, I thought.  What’s a girl to do?  The kid likes to be carried and the Ergo is what we have.  Maybe she should think twice before she →MORE...

Sep 20, 2012
Today, I was going to write about the book I am reading (Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth) and how it is blowing my mind.  The way I read these books three years ago differs so significantly from how I read them →MORE...