(Trying to) Become a more mindful parent

(Trying to) Become a more mindful parent

Sometimes it feels like I only ever say no to my kids (or to be more specific, to my 3 year old, Theo). Stop climbing on there. Stop hitting your sister. Stop whining. Say please. Why is there water all over the floor!? Don’t yell.…

Beatrice’s birth story

Beatrice’s birth story

I can’t quite believe how different two births can be. Theo’s was exciting, but full of fear and pretty scary toward the end (although, of course, it still delivered the best possible result – a healthy baby. And, in retrospect, it wasn’t as bad as many other…

What you need for a new baby: The definitive list

What you need for a new baby: The definitive list

When I was pregnant with Theo, my friend at work, who was much further along than me, gave me The List. I don’t know how it got started, but I do know it had been passed around and added to by at least a dozen other…