Why I Over-Share

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If you follow me on social media, you have witnessed my deepest, darkest problem.  I like to over-share. It's true. I tell all. Even if you don't want to hear it? I tell it. I was thinking about this recently when my...
The holiday season has arrived.  The first snowfall always brings excitement.  There really is something magical about snowfall in the holiday season.  I have been listening to my friends, co-workers and even my patients discuss all the things that...
Ahh the holidays…the food, the decorations, the family…the travel. Any of you ever travel with kiddos in tow? It’s Monday morning and most of you are either a.) back at work and sitting in front of your computer  “easing”...
I am so late in writing this blog. I am late in contacting the amazing mamas who run the blog with my e-mail of excuses as to why I didn't have it submitted in time. There are compost bucket...
"You're 6 centimeters dilated! Just a little bit longer. Keep up the good work!" says the doctors and nurses while you're in labor. Sure! Keep up the good work! No problem... Just accept the pain you're in and remember that it will...

Ye Gentle Vermonter

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This post is dedicated to the bearded well dressed man I saw walking up Main Street with two handfuls of litter.  I'm thinking UVM professor on his way home from class, scholarly looking fellow, cheerfully handling other people's garbage...

Random Thoughts Happen

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Wow, has the last few months flown by or what?!  My husband and I spent a week in Maine at the end of October.  While it is a little cold for the beach, I went anyway.  Hurricane Sandy came...
Hey y'all! It's been 8 days since I went dairy-free, and I must say...it's working. I'm so excited that changing my diet has helped with the spit-up and reflux of my two month old bundle o' joy! But let's...

The Comparison Game

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We all do it. As women and as mothers it seems we are constantly comparing ourselves and our lives against one another. Comparing ourselves as moms, our children, our marriages, our jobs, our looks, our houses, and the list...
In an effort to cut down on the amount that my 2 month old spits up after each nursing session, I'm making changes. I'm going dairy free, y'all! Why? Because cows milk is the #1 food item that passes...
As I sit down to write this post I have been wearing the same milk encrusted nursing bra for over two days now. Last time you heard from me gentle readers I was about 9 months pregnant and expecting...
I often think about my parenting successes and failures at the end of a long day. Was I calm? Was I patient? Did I yell or lose my temper? There a lot of nights where I hang my head...

Oh, The Days of Do

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This blog post is number 5 on my to do list today.  Friday is my day "off" and I usually do a little work, a little errand running, a little writing, and a lot of latte drinking.  In the...
I remember when I was a young adult and feeling like I needed space from my mother.  I do not know if it was just the rebellious decade of the 70's or the fact that it seemed my mom...

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