I received a private message on Instagram this weekend. It was from a random person – not someone who I follow or who follows me – and it basically said another Instagram user had stolen a photo from me and was saying it was her son. The message included the stolen photo and the caption underneath, […]
They’ve finally hit that stage when reading books is more interesting than eating books.
Sights like this (snapped quick! before anyone moves!) make my heart go pitter patter. They ask for books (E yells, “Booka-booka-booka!” while T and C timidly say “boo” minus the k. Well, not “boo,” but more like “buh.” But not. […]
Then: We were holding our breath and praying for no apnea or bradycardia events that would set back a looming discharge date. All three were off oxygen and jammed into one patient room to make space for too many sick babies. Our discharge anniversary is in five days!
Now: All three are […]
Mothers, what wisdom, encouragement or straight-up truth would you tell yourselves during your introduction-to-motherhood phase? Dear New Mom is a new site, founded by Nikki Katz, that answers that question.
Contributors write as if they could send a letter back in time, sharing “The bad. The good. The ugly. The beautiful. The depression. […]
In the beginning, we kept lights on in our house pretty much around the clock.
We were pretty much awake around the clock (they ate every 3 hours, and it took 1.5 hours to feed them, then I pumped for 30 minutes). Keeping the lights on helped keep me from snuggling back down into a […]