Tag: trust yourself

Dear Brand New Mom: The grass is not greener

Dear Brand New Mom, Now that your baby is here, you may be needing to make a decision about returning to work. For some, there is no choice – finances dictate you must find a childcare solution and get back to it. For some, the decision is laden with pros and cons, discussions and anxiety over the choice. For others,…

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!

“We Did That So Perfectly,” Said No Parent Ever

There is no perfect. There is no magic wand. There is no fool-proof guide book for baby-raising and if there were you’d go broke buying the next edition and the newest revision tomorrow and the next day, and the next. Your gut feelings exist for a reason.