What to do when something happens, but it isn’t enough to be a blog on its own? Combine all the mini stories into a bunch of Peanut Shorts!
Being pregnant opens the door for other parents to give you advice. Some you should listen to, and some you should ignore. Here’s some advice that wasn’t my cup of tea.
It was just another stop for gas on the way home. 90 minutes later we finally got back on the road, after I went a little crazy, thanks to some evolutionary Mom Programming.
I never minded being the parent with the full-time gig… but now that I’m back to work full time, I’m bitter about the discrepancy in “Me Time” between us.
Before tossing out random advice to people you don’t know, consider the fact that not everyone can conceive babies in a heartbeat. A little sensitivity goes a long way.
Fewer than 1% of adults experience night terrors. Now that I’m a parent, one of my worst fears becomes real for a few seconds every night.
I’m often asked, “What’s the most surprising part about being a parent?” It’s not hard to come up with an answer.
I knew Peanut’s first day at daycare would be hard. All my mom friends warned me that I would cry. So I feel the need to explain the very good reason why I didn’t.
All summer long, I looked forward to my maternity leave. Now that it’s over, I’ve decided that this working mother stuff is for the birds.