May 20, 2020
Baby name books are out. Classic novels and fairy tales are in.
Jul 29, 2020
Reflections on how to handle the raising of a white, middle-class boy child.
Aug 8, 2020
I knew that pregnancy wouldn’t be easy, but my new limitations are still hard to accept.
Aug 25, 2020
Before he’s even born, the temptation to push my own likes and dislikes onto his yet-to-be-developed personality is a strong one.
Sep 18, 2020
The real benchmarks to watch for in the third trimester.
Nov 14, 2020
Finding inspiration during the rough days of new parenthood… and then losing my grip.
Dec 17, 2020
No matter how hard my parents try, I insist on maintaining the upper hand
Dec 19, 2020
And even harder to admit it.
I’m going to make my voice heard at the top of my lungs this year!
I just had one simple question…
Withholding sugary grown-up drinks from me is unacceptable, Mommy
Here’s why I don’t regret that decision.
This book is definitely weirder than I remembered
Despite lots of well-meaning advice, no one prepared me for these weird newborn experiences
I was taken aback by my son’s aversion to food
“Have you considered just being a better mom?”
Breathe deeply, draw even more deeply from that reserve of Funny Stuff… oops, there goes your coffee
Building a foundation of trust with my son doesn’t make much of a splash in my day, but the benefits will last us both a lifetime.
We’ll start saying these things when Peppa Pig flies
“When I say this game slaps, I really mean that literally”
Historical costumer, fifty-cent-word purveyor, aspiring humorist, and Oxford comma fan. Books, women's history, & musings of a new mom. Twitter: @sewistwrites
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