I watched my mom for many years as she led the charge to find the best help for my sister from doctors all around the country. I remember my dad working endlessly to pay for bills that constantly poured in from all kinds of experimental treatments. And I’ll never forget my mom’s struggle as she […]
Author Archive | Jami
As our kids get older, have later bed times, and don’t take naps, we’re faced with the tough question: When do parents find time to have regular sex? Enter, Sunday nap time.
I have no idea how people go through the hope/despair cycle without losing their minds. But many people close to me have endured it for years. Watching people I love struggle with infertility has reshaped how I think and communicate about my own pregnancies and my children.
Although kids often don’t know what they are feeling exactly, it’s important that we take time to help them develop a keen ability to listen to their feelings and to make adjustments accordingly for safety.
I think as a society we make many parents feel a lot of anxiety for their baby’s arrival because they believe so many things must be perfect before baby is born.
Isn’t it crazy: the pressure we sometimes put on others and even on ourselves?! Sometimes I feel this crazy need to explain certain choices to other moms so they won’t look down on me.
My affair with food was almost all I thought about. Food was my best friend and my worst enemy.