This post is about dealing with a newborn. While my experience is from a heteronormative viewpoint, I think some of the advice could help families of all backgrounds. Always consult your healthcare provider before making any medical decisions. If you are dealing with depression and/or anxiety, please talk to your healthcare provider. Trigger warning for […]
This blog post is about certain demographics of guardians/parents. I understand that parenthood comes in a multitude of shapes and sizes. This is also coming from the perspective of a white, cisgendered, heterosexual woman who primarily socializes with other white, cisgendered, heterosexual people. A lot of these situations may not apply to every demographic. I […]
I hope that this blog doesn’t become a mommy blog. While the following post was inspired by receiving baby gifts, it really is multipurpose. Thank you cards are expected after many large events that are tied in with gift-giving. I just finished writing the second wave of thank you cards for gifts we’ve gotten from […]
I’m writing with the understanding that it’s being said in a public space. Trigger warning: Discussions of child abuse. My friend recently wrote a blog post about why an over abundance of the presences of small children on social media makes him uncomfortable. The main point being that the Internet isn’t private. It’s public and […]
When the seasons change here, I feel nostalgic.
http://skymindedandevergrowing.blogspot.com/2012/01/little-things_14.html I won some beans in Melissa’s giveaway! So exciting. Now we can start a tiny little garden off with tomatoes and beans.
My friend Melissa has an amazing blog talking about her family’s adventures in sustainable urban living. I have seen her gorgeous little farm. It’s an oasis for reals. You should go check out her blog and participate in her “Little Things” blog post: http://skymindedandevergrowing.blogspot.com/2012/01/little-things.html
Today picked up some hours at my old new job. I don’t officially start until January, but they need someone to come in a be an extra body since my supervisor and friend M has left to go on vacation. Md, my other supervisor and friend, is going to start focusing on building the outreach […]
I kinda love being an aunt.
Today, over lunch, F asked me what sort of relationship I might be able to have with my mother-in-law. I found myself repulsed at the notion of letting her in more than I already have. She doesn’t have much in common with me, and she doesn’t particularly like me. I don’t need another mom. I […]