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Motherhood and Depression

Motherhood and Depression

I’ll get to Motherhood in a bit. Let’s start with Depression. I was a pretty melancholy kid. I was shy and awkward, always felt like an outsider, and had no idea how to make friends. I pondered death on a daily basis. I read all the time, mostly to avoid …

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Mom Super Human about Christmas Night

Mom Super Human about Christmas Night

Okay. The honeymoon is over. Christmas is wearing off and the kids are driving me near insane with their stir crazy, whining, fighting, “MoooooooOOm!” screams and general follow mommy around the house talking to her all day long. I swear I get a contact headache just listening to them on the …

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One of Those Warm Motherhood Moments

Motherhood Moments

Last night, motherhood moments I was feeling so sorry for my boys. I know I have been so cranky with them for the last three days and I was sure my eight years old must hate me. I have been in so much pain. So. Much. Pain. And I have …

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Yes I Am That Mom and Do you Know What?

Yes I Am That Mom

Someone called me that mom today. We were talking about the problems I am having with the school, and this someone happened to be a teacher. She nodded her head and said Oooooh, you’re that mom. This person is a close personal friend. I know she wasn’t trying to offend me and overall, she …

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Celebrating the Holidays With Newborn Babies

Celebrating the Holidays With Newborn Babies

Celebrating the Holidays With Newborn Babies Let’s face it, surviving the holidays alone is crazy enough—the traffic, the holiday rush, the parties, the family reunions. Now add breast feeding, changing diapers, packing and unpacking diaper bags, and sterilizing bottles to that and you get yourself a whole new level of …

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How Early Can you Take a Pregnancy Test

Early Pregnancy Test

Do you know that during pregnancy, there are some early pregnancy tests you should take to make sure you and your babies are in good condition. What kind of tests is it ? How Early Can i Take a Pregnancy Test On the off chance that you think you may be pregnant, …

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Preparing for Labor and Delivery Checklist

Preparing for Labor and Delivery

It’s never too early to pack your hospital bag, labor comes at the most unexpected times. It is hard enough trying to remember your purse while racing out the door, let alone your tooth brush, hair brush and deodorant. Packing your bag well before your due date could also be …

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Proud Mom of a Nerd

Proud Mom of a Nerd

The Professor needs a flash drive for school.  Gosh, times sure have changed.  My school supplies list included graph paper and pencils.  My kids need flash drives and netbooks. So he comes home last week asking me for a flash drive.  Of course, I have no idea how much a …

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Why are prenatal visits so short?

Prenatal visits

What to expect at prenatal visits People are amazed when they hear my prenatal visits (with my home birth midwives) are at least an hour long.  This is a common occurrence among home birth and free standing birth center midwives.  No, insurance doesn’t cover home birth (and rarely birth centers) …

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