Author Archives: Catherine

I Already Know This is Wrong, Mommy…

I Already Know This is Wrong, Mommy…

Am I alone to feel as if my 22 lb. baby boy has the strength of an ox at times? It seems that when I need him to mold his body to his car seat, lay still so we can fall asleep when we’re in the bed together, or simply allow me to change his dia ...
Impossible? More Like… Normal.

Impossible? More Like… Normal.

More often than not, we view situations as “impossible,” despite having not experienced them personally. I am not sure how I would handle being unemployed, disabled, or the parent of a chronically ill child- just to name a few. But there ...
It’s all about perspective

It’s all about perspective

Do you ever feel like all you do is complain about how hard it is to be a mom? I know sometimes I will catch myself for a third or fourth day in a row thinking to myself at dinner time “Is he going to cry like this every time I put him in his h ...
Do you want presents or presence?

Do you want presents or presence?

More often than not, when people are discussing the holidays, I hear them talking about gifts. Sometimes it’s, “What would you like for Christmas?” or “I wish I could afford more this year.” While it is always nice to re ...
Moms: Cover that up!

Moms: Cover that up!

Of all the things that irk me as a mom, this one topic rises pretty close to the top. I understand the urge to take thousands of pictures of your children — eating, sleeping, smiling, walking, even bathing. But can someone — any rational ...
My Baby is *Finally* Sleeping Like a Baby!

My Baby is *Finally* Sleeping Like a Baby!

We’ve all heard someone say they “slept like a baby,” but those of us who have taken care of a newborn during their first few months of life probably laugh at the idea – because as we know, sleeping like a newborn baby is defi ...