Most people I know, when holding a new born tend to smell the baby’s head or neck because the new baby smell is intoxicating. But I wonder how many people have actually noticed a small part of the baby’s scalp that tends to throb. I had no idea what a ‘fontanel’ was until I saw it pulsate on my new born’s head. I FREAKED OUT. Omg Read More →
This is one of those few posts where I feel the need to add a disclaimer BEFORE I begin.
Fellow Brethren of the Blogosphere, I am not judging you or your decision to hire some help to assist with the raising of your child. Read More →
One bright morning in May, I woke up with the baby next to me and realized something horrible. I was trudging along in the new-mommy game and just as I thought I have gained some ground, in came this like a cold bucket of water: my three-month old caught his first cold. Oh my God, I cannot for the life of me understand how or why that felt like the greatest tragedy. Read More →
I promise this post is not all dismal, I do have a point to make somewhere in the future. However I am going to begin by telling you that for me the feeling of worthlessness came hand in hand with motherhood. Read More →
Breast feeding is a loaded word. Those who do are labeled ‘lactivists’ and those who don’t are labeled ‘lazy’ or even worse, ‘bad mothers’. Unfortunately arrogance and a feeling of superiority come naturally and easily to many of us. The idea that ‘if I can do it so can she’ has sadly pressured many mothers to actually lie about it and pretend to breastfeed while their baby is on the bottle- only to escape harsh judgment. Read More →