From the Trenches: Being Special.

Dear darling angel bunnies, I know I said my first letter would be about feeding babies but I need to back up a bit. Because something underlies my parenting philosophy and sage advice. I think it might be helpful to you, too. You are not special. It pains me to write that because you are […]

The transition from one child to two: a lesson in humility and patience.

Last year we underwent a momentous change: we added a second baby to our family. Like most things that you think or say before having (or, as I learned, adding) a kid, I was throughly convinced that I had this whole “mom” thing down. My first was a breeze; she would go to anyone and […]