Posts tagged "new parent"

The First Year of Parenting: When Did I Lose my Mind?

Last week my friend Goose asked me about nursing bras and for the life of me, I couldn’t remember one useful nugget of information for this new mama. I started thinking, what do I really remember from EK’s first year of life? Pretty much nada. Luckily for me (not so much for you), I chronicled... Read more »

New Parent Guilt List: Part II - When Guilt Turns to Apathy

A few weeks ago I publicly outed myself as the jackass I really am. Generally speaking, I like to ignore my parenting ineptitude‚Ķexcept for last week when I let my kid run around Target screaming my name (MY FULL NAME) while I perused the shelves for nothing in particular. Or when I lost him at... Read more »

New Parent Guilt Trip

I used to think that after six months of keeping my son, EK, alive, I became a more confident mom. I was a “new parent”, but somehow had things under control. Really, I was just better-equipped to hide my sleep-deprivation and insecurities. But, it’s now time to ‘fess up. Below is my months 0-12¬† guilt... Read more »
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