What They Don’t Tell You About Toddlers

What does a hematoma, a busted lip, a scratched out cheek, and bruised forehead have in common? A toddler! I am not talking about an angry toddler, but rather a happy, sweet and active toddler who has no concept of what he is doing when he is playing. In this example, the victim is me and the toddler is my cute little munchkin. When I … Continue reading What They Don’t Tell You About Toddlers

When Sleep Deprivation Has No Shame

I am a new parent. So like other new parents, I am sleep deprived. I know this is common, so I am not worried—just sleepy. But lately I have been barely hobbling along every day. When I finally get some sleep, I fall hard—as if I had taken NyQuil or sleeping pills. And my husband’s loud snoring? It doesn’t even matter! I just sleep through … Continue reading When Sleep Deprivation Has No Shame