How a Nervous Mom Turns Into a Chill Mom

To put it lightly, I was a nervous new mom. Phew, feels good to get that off my (now larger) chest. I suspect there are many parents of newborns who are nervous and take extra special care with their babies. Still, I am pretty sure I went particularly overboard -- which I am more than happy to blame on a combination of hormones, inexperience, and lack of sleep, thank you very much. ...more