A Mother’s Day

10 May

Originally, I didn’t give Mother’s Day a lot of thought.  As much as I love my own mom, I have always been a little cynical of a holiday promoted by Hallmark.  I’ve always scoffed at the men in line at … Read More »

Vax Pax

11 Apr

Oscar received his first vaccination yesterday, the DTaP, or Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis vaccine.  His mommy and daddy cried more than he did.  This was one of the hardest things I’ve done, which may sound a little melodramatic, but if you are a … Read More »

Letter to Oscar: Month One

13 Mar

Dear Oscar, I am exhausted, grappling with pain from breastfeeding, still recovering from the c-section, overwhelmed, anxious about everything (are you eating enough? are you sleeping enough? will you prefer Coke or Pepsi?), scared, and pretty sure I don’t know … Read More »