Stories

So, Do You Have Kids?

To the working moms, You’re not less valuable to a company because you’re a mom. You’re more valuable. When I went on maternity leave,…

This is Parenting

  She cries out in the night, the long mournful wail of the weary. Her tears stain my pajamas as I comfort her in…

Pregnant Pause

  I have never given having children much consideration. Maybe it’s because I was an only child of a single mom and I watched…

mom vs swimsuit

Mom vs. Swimsuit

  Swimsuit season. Two words that definitely make me cringe when paired together. I remember as a kid and even a teenager, just throwing…

A Tale of Two Boobs

  Once upon a time, there lived a woman who had quite a blasé relationship with her breasts. She never fretted about their size,…

Batmom Undercover

I’m not sure if I’m disturbed or comforted that there are people in the world that are just as passively aggressive as I am. Sure, you could just face the problem head on but how dull is that? 

-Amy

Bun in the literal oven (and other pregnancy/postpartum surprises)

When I read this post from Lisa Peek over at peekatparenting.com, I thought “yes!” I was so damn hot when I was pregnant – not ‘sexy’ hot more like ‘fat man back hair’ hot. Are we alone in this?

By the way, I added a link to hair tourniquets but don’t look it up. It’s when one of your hairs gets wrapped around a baby’s toe. It happens all the time but you see it and you take it off. They only publish the horror stories so don’t look.

– Amy

That Kind of Girl

“Oh, you want to have kids?” My friend asked me, a hint of surprise in her voice. This question stung me, but I realized…

A Gentle Cesarean

When I first heard the term “gentle cesarean” I couldn’t wrap my head around it. Does it mean they take the baby out slowly?…

“Just One”

  I disliked being pregnant. I originally wrote “hated” but there were some pluses to consider, so “disliked” seems more appropriate. I mean, I…