Tag: first child

You’ll Figure it Out

Four minutes after confirming my pregnancy, my husband and I realized we had twelve minutes of baby experience between us. “Should we have talked about this?” I asked. “Eh,” Bart shrugged. “You can learn anything on YouTube.” Truth was, we were terrified. We didn’t even really like kids. Having one of our own seemed like a big risk. The quest…

Dear Brand New Mom: trust your instincts

The best thing (and also the most challenging thing) about parenting is that there is not just one way to do it. Everyone is figuring it out as we go. What works for one family doesn’t work for another, and that’s ok!