Most Middle-Child Conversation, Ever

While Tobin loves his little sister, he's pretty "meh" about her most of the time. Not hostile or anything, but generally he ignores her. This week, he had a project due where he had to create a timeline of his life. He had to choose 6 events from his life to talk about. He decided he would do his birth, his first birthday, getting his first dog, and then he was stuck. This is the conversation … [Read more...]

Who Needs Hair Anyway?

Oh, wait, I do. If you've had a baby, you will know what I'm saying when I tell you that I'm in full-on, postpartum hair loss. If you haven't had a baby...surprise! After you have a baby, you lose a significant chunk of hair. Of course everyone is different, but I get a real-life bald spot right on my hairline, and that sucker is making a comeback. It is The Time of The Clogged Drains in our home … [Read more...]

Best Laid Plans: Postpartum Edition

I was really prepared this time. I knew the signs of postpartum depression, I know my own triggers for anxiety, and I know how I deal with both. I had plans in place to stay healthy after I gave birth because I didn't before. This time would be different. I took good care of myself during this pregnancy. I never had to take insulin and I lost about 20 pounds. I wasn't dieting or anything, it was … [Read more...]