Motherhood

The Food Diary of a 1-Year-Old

Surprise, you do actually have to keep a tiny human alive with real food! I started taking pictures of his tiny plates because I thought that some way, somehow I could help some other parents (who google what to feed their baby) remember that real food exists and you can, indeed, feed it to your baby.

 

Happy Birthday, Little One

I can’t believe it’s been a whole year, one whole revolution around the sun, since you joined us in the world. My world completely changed the second you took your first breath. I knew then that you would be my greatest adventure yet.

 

How I Knew I Needed to Give Up on Breastfeeding

As tears rolled down my cheeks and going on hour three in that room, I told the psychiatrist I’d just met with a shaky voice that I had been thinking about stopping pumping because I had a feeling I might feel better if I did that but that I wasn’t sure I could because the guilt I felt about it was too overwhelming to deal with.