The sleep you ordered is out of stock!

Oh my dear friends. I realize it has been quite some time since I wrote anything on here, and that is because I’ve been suffering a massive case of writers’ block. Any creativity I have is sponged out of my brain by attempting to entertain a busy 18 month old and trying to memorize Latin declensions and morphologies. Oh, and by the travails of sleep … Continue reading The sleep you ordered is out of stock!

How to not care as much? Have a baby!

Okay, okay, that title is kind of clickbait, so I apologize. I care more about something (someone) than I ever have in my entire life, so let’s get that straight. However, like a lot of moms, I find myself with very little bandwidth for stupid things lately. In arguments with my husband, I often find myself throwing my hands up and saying, “Honestly, I have … Continue reading How to not care as much? Have a baby!

Flying by the seat of my pants/ Channeling Elle

Hello again, dear friends. Sorry for the two-day hiatus. We are sleep coaching B for the umpteenth time, and she developed a cold yesterday while I was away in the city. To say we’re tired is an understatement! More like we’re zombies who haven’t yet turned green and droopy. In any case, I thought I would tell you a little more about myself, since you … Continue reading Flying by the seat of my pants/ Channeling Elle

Mom Guilt: The Looming Specter

Let’s get down to business — to defeat — the Hu– the mom guilt. Actually, “Mom Guilt” with proper noun capitalization, because it deserves such emphasis. Let’s get rolling with a basic mom scenario: you’re standing in line at your favorite coffee shop (Neat Coffee, I’m looking at you!) and your precocious, lovely, sweet 17 month old starts pitching a tantrum because she simultaneously wants … Continue reading Mom Guilt: The Looming Specter