Posts in Motherhood
Humble Pie.

Ever since I became a Mom,  I've just been eating big, bountiful pieces of good 'ole Humble Pie.  Seriously.  When I had my baby they should've just given me a fork and bib along with the mesh undies and spray bottle.  And I went into motherhood with a fair amount of confidence.  I was NOT going to let Nora sleep in our bed.  She had her own crib and was going to stay put there, but its amazing what you change your stance on at 2 in the morning.  I caved.  More than once.  And…

Read More
Just Show Up.

This week, Dillon and Nora and I all began a journey together otherwise known as sleep-training (insert all of the sympathy and caffeine and chocolate and tissues).  And to be honest, it could be worse.  It also could definitely be better, but it could be worse.  We're trying a potpourri of methods and I won't bore you with all of the details, but at the end of the day, we've reserved the right to have everything completely backwards and to change our minds on our strategy as we see fit…

Read More
Mom Guilt

It's no surprise to the 8 of you who actually read this blog that being home on maternity leave has exponentially increased the frequency of my writing.  When you sit down to feed a baby 6-8 times a day for 30 minutes at a time, you are naturally given more time to process and write (and watch a crap ton of Netflix).  As my desire to write has been increasing...

Read More
Motherhood, BlogAshley Sider