Tag Archives: Parenting

#momlife

#momlife

Every mother can attest to the momentousness of one’s first full calendar year as a parent. It’s incredible how a tiny little person can transform our world, adding weight and meaning to holidays and events that might previously have gone underappreciated or even unnoticed. So many firsts! So much that is new! With milestones and… Continue Reading

What I Learned in 2015

What I Learned in 2015

And just like that, we’ve come to the end of another year. This has been a pivotal year for me, in terms of both experiences and learning opportunities. In sitting down to write this list of things I learned in 2015, I quickly became overwhelmed. How could one blog post encapsulate the momentous life lessons… Continue Reading

The Science of Mom: A Research-Based Guide to Your Baby’s First Year // Book Review

The Science of Mom: A Research-Based Guide to Your Baby’s First Year // Book Review

The first year of a baby’s life is brimming with challenges, changes, and critical choices. As we moms navigate this foreign territory of parenthood, we encounter one decision after another regarding our approach to various aspects of infant care. We’re fortunate to have an abundance of books and resources to guide our decisions, but what… Continue Reading

“You are my child. I love you.”

“You are my child. I love you.”

Last week in my MOPS group, one of the other women commented on how there’s nothing like becoming a parent to evoke feelings of self doubt. I felt comforted to hear my own thoughts echoed by another mom (especially from this particular mom, who also happens to be a pediatrician—it’s nice to know that even… Continue Reading

What I Learned in July {2015}

What I Learned in July {2015}

July has been another month filled with opportunities for knowledge accumulation. My collection of things learned this month includes an eclectic assortment of obscure trivia, random realizations, and totally awesome findings. Let’s get to the list, shall we? Probably the coolest thing I learned all month was that Buzz Aldrin took communion on the surface… Continue Reading

What I Learned in June {2015}

What I Learned in June {2015}

School may be out for the summer, but the learning is still going strong over here in my little corner of the world. In no particular order, here are some of the things—big and small—that I’ve learned this month. I had assumed the prevalence of real estate apps like Zillow and Trulia rendered real estate… Continue Reading