Want to Be Unhappy? Do These 16 Things!

The numbers don’t lie? If that’s true, about half of the roughly 85 million moms in the US are unhappy. That’s what surveys say, anyway. And I’d say that’s pretty scary to contemplate – that’s A LOT of moms and … Continued

Seven Pieces of Advice for New Parents You’ll Probably Never Read in a Magazine

Whoever first said don’t sweat the small stuff obviously didn’t spend a lot of time around new parents. New parents sweat ALL the stuff. They read a lot, too, buying magazines and books and bookmarking blogs to find out how … Continued

Where’s MY Village?

This story first appeared on RendezView It hit me when I thought I had pneumonia. After weeks of a persistent, raspy cough and pinching back pain, I limped off to the GP too weak to even stand, and was sent … Continued

The Support of Mamas

Do you remember those isolated early days when you had your first baby? I can clearly recall that the support seemed to be everywhere in numbers and yet (impossibly), nowhere simultaneously. There were nurses, doctors, professionals and consultants, friends, family … Continued

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