I rarely share my opinion on matters of debate because I am, quite frankly, a neurotic people pleaser. Sharing my opinion would mean entertaining the possibility that someone might not like it, and therefore in my mind, not like me. The thought of someone not liking me is up there with the thought of having … Continue reading
My singing voice is atrocious. Out of consideration for others, I like to avoid using it, and I’m okay with that. Other than my brief fascination with punk rock in the ’90’s, I’ve never really considered myself a musical person. BUT, when my baby wouldn’t stop crying the other night, I felt a bizarre and … Continue reading
Why Being an Introverted Parent Doesn’t Suck
I saw this graphic on Facebook and was immediately drawn to it for 3 reasons: I am an introvert It’s funny The baby yoga instructor at the library unofficially deemed my baby an introvert after seeing how reserved we were in class. What she said was, “it is sometimes a good idea for introverted babies … Continue reading
Look! I made a person.
I’ve recently taken a hiatus from my blog because I was busy with a new endeavor. I made a person. Well, I didn’t make this person completely by myself. I had some help. Fortunately, (or maybe unfortunately?) it didn’t require that I become a mad scientist following in the footsteps of Dr. Victor Frankenstein, but … Continue reading
The Perks and Perils of My Geriatric Pregnancy
As I approach the final stretch of my time being a pregnant lady, I’ve decided I’d better get on it and write at least one thing about the experience of being a pregnant lady… a “geriatric pregnant” lady, that is. Apparently, the term “geriatric pregnancy” was originally intended to describe the pregnancy of a woman … Continue reading