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Why my toddler is just like my cat

My cat was my first baby. He’s now 14 years old, an old man in cat years. My daughter is two years old, a toddler in human years. And even though they are separated by age and species, they are very much the same. Not saying having a cat prepares you for having a toddler. It […]

How having a child made me an introvert

The first two times I took the Myers Briggs test, I scored a clear E for Extravert. The first time was in high school to help determine what jobs might fit my personality best, and the other at my first job, to see perhaps if I’d selected the right one. I’ve always described myself as […]

Best and Worst Things About Being a Working Mommy

First of all, being a mommy is hard work, period. Whether you are a stay at home mom or a working mom, both are great and can suck at the same time. I had only a glimpse of the stay at home mom world during my 3-month maternity leave, and not sure if that counts […]

Go the F*ck to Sleep

In a box full of used baby books and toddler games, a friend gave us a timely read titled Go the F*ck to Sleep (click here for a version narrated by Samuel L. Jackson…no joke). Written and illustrated in the style of a childhood bedtime story, it also illustrates the reality of caring for a […]

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