Tags » Motherhood

We Could All Use a Compliment

Yesterday’s post was about compliments. I suggested that we parents should be more generous in giving compliments and that, pace the fathers-offended-by-compliments movement, we fathers should be more gracious in accepting them. 475 more words

Fatherhood

Enjoy this moment

“Enjoy this moment.”

That’s what I said to the young woman glowing with impending motherhood. I was invited to a baby shower last week, a rare occurrence these days, for someone in my age group. 728 more words

Life

Making Time To Write (As a Mom), Part 1

The laundry turns over and over again, in the heat of the dryer, buttons clicking together in the tumbling. Outside, crickets—no heavy hum of cicada, now that fall is here. 503 more words

Motherhood

Sex And The Single Mother

Very few women opt to become a single parent, but regardless of how they find themselves in that situation, there are a few hurdles that nobody warns them about…like never being able to use the bathroom without an audience or becoming the sole designated driver for a tiny person with a more active social calendar than you. 1,239 more words

Relationships

PAMPERS PREMIUM CARE IS LAUNCHED AT THE BABY BANDA FAIR

Parenting comes along with numerous questions. As Mums, Dads and caregivers we soon realize that we aren’t experts in this venture, and if we are wise, we seek help and listen to advice. 552 more words

Motherhood

On being 'just right'

There is a strange shift in respect and boundaries as soon as a woman becomes pregnant or at least as soon as she looks pregnant. I would go as far as saying there’s an outright disrespect of the pregnant woman and her body happening and it seems to just be the norm.  1,311 more words

Motherhood

Frank talking about poo

A few weeks ago I expressed my concerns about how to potty train. It seemed a minefield to me. But here we are on the other side, or almost. 456 more words

Parenting