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!
The Chuck Norris of IVF
When faced with the prospect of sticking a 1-1/2 inch needle in my own arse, I turn into a huge coward. I need a little roundhouse-kickin’ inspiration.
Mom’s Night Out
The first night I spent away from Peanut wasn’t as hard as I expected. The second night, on the other hand, was awful. It all goes back to Canadian Geese. Sort of.
Resolutions for Year Two
365 days of being a parent have taught me much. I have a few ideas of things I’ll do differently in Peanut’s Year #2.
8 Bits of Parenting Advice I Wish I Had Ignored
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.
If you’re drafting a holiday pregnancy announcement status update, pause for just a moment before you tell the world.
The Mother of All Crying Fits
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.
The Bra Lady Gives Advice
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.