Single Parenting: Co-Parenting or Parallel Parenting?

Single parents are single for many reasons. Some are single by choice, adopting or having children through donors. Some are single parents by “accident”, making the choice to have their child after an unplanned pregnancy. But many are single because we had our children while in a relationship, but then…

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Dear new mom, it’s ok to cry

Congratulations. Whether this is your first child, or like me, your 6th child, a new baby is a reason for celebration. And you are a new mom, even if you aren’t a first time mom. New moms need support, no matter what the circumstances. What that support means to a…

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To the Mom of Many Young Children

To the mom of many young children… Hey there..  Thanks for reading. I know you’re probably stealing a few minutes between diaper changes, or maybe reading a few sentences while nursing the littlest. You probably won’t read all of this all at once, and you’ll have to bookmark it to…

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Interrupted sleep: why is my kid waking up?

In the middle of the night, interrupted sleep So I’m sleeping soundly. Baby girl is peaceful, and I’m getting much needed rest. Suddenly I hear it. That piercing shriek that gets me out of bed before my eyes have even opened. My daughter has had a night terror. My interrupted…

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