advice for new parents
When you're a new parent, you believe a self-created hype: Your kid is the brightest, most beautiful, wonderful child in the world. Yeah... That bubble pops as the kid grows.
From lettuce baths to "baby bird feeding."
Your house will never be clean again.
Well, I've made it to the location in one piece with both twins and for the moment things are looking up. Then suddenly, I
I never thought I could experience so many emotions, and I never could have anticipated the ways life would change.
We seem to ignore, or to overlook, that several aspects of the experience of motherhood place a new mother in a state of great loneliness.
I think this kind of talk about babies and motherhood doesn't do new parents any favors.
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The baby’s days and nights are reversed, so you have you been up all day … and all night. Maybe you snuck in 10 minutes of
We're learning the ins and outs of our own exhaustion, our own debilitating frustration, our own shortcomings as parents. We're learning to read each other better, to understand the different types of tired, to notice the I-can't-do-this-anymore looks on each other's faces.