Beyond the Irrational Fears of Pregnancy: What If It Happens Again?

As any pregnant woman will tell you, a lot of the crappy part of pregnancy is the worrying. There are the major worries of course, which I don't even need to mention because honestly, if you haven't thought of them yet I don't want to remind you about them. There are also the "I read too much of the baby book and now anything can happen" worries. You freak out over deli-meat and soft cheeses, and whether all the wine you drank before you found out you were pregnant is going to mean low SAT scores for your baby genius....more
I'm 6 weeks along with my second. My oldest is 4 and has autism and a whole host of ... more

"Why Does It Take Your Kid So Long to Get on the Bus?"

It's 6:45 AM on any given school day. We're standing in our driveway, my boy in my arms as always, a Thomas backpack slung over his diminutive shoulders. He's staring at his timer with the weight of the world and its worries far from his consciousness....more
@Momo Fali Honestly, I wasn't sure that I was going to stay so calm, either!  Thanks for reading ... more

"Why Does It Take Your Kid So Long to Get on the Bus?"

It's 6:45 AM on any given school day. We're standing in our driveway, my boy in my arms as always, a Thomas backpack slung over his diminutive shoulders. He's staring at his timer with the weight of the world and its worries far from his consciousness....more
@LifeOptimist Thank you for reading and the kind words! more

"Why Does It Take Your Kid So Long to Get on the Bus?"

It's 6:45 AM on any given school day. We're standing in our driveway, my boy in my arms as always, a Thomas backpack slung over his diminutive shoulders. He's staring at his timer with the weight of the world and its worries far from his consciousness....more

"Why Does It Take Your Kid So Long to Get on the Bus?"

It's 6:45 AM on any given school day. We're standing in our driveway, my boy in my arms as always, a Thomas backpack slung over his diminutive shoulders. He's staring at his timer with the weight of the world and its worries far from his consciousness....more
@SunbonnetSmart.com Thank you for the kind words.  I like the "kill em' with kindness" ... more

"Why Does It Take Your Kid So Long to Get on the Bus?"

It's 6:45 AM on any given school day. We're standing in our driveway, my boy in my arms as always, a Thomas backpack slung over his diminutive shoulders. He's staring at his timer with the weight of the world and its worries far from his consciousness....more
@HonestAndTruly That is nice that the bus pulls into your driveway.  One of the pitfalls of ... more

"Why Does It Take Your Kid So Long to Get on the Bus?"

It's 6:45 AM on any given school day. We're standing in our driveway, my boy in my arms as always, a Thomas backpack slung over his diminutive shoulders. He's staring at his timer with the weight of the world and its worries far from his consciousness....more
@Shellireads One would hope that fines would be a deterrent, and I agree that the fine should be ... more

"Why Does It Take Your Kid So Long to Get on the Bus?"

It's 6:45 AM on any given school day. We're standing in our driveway, my boy in my arms as always, a Thomas backpack slung over his diminutive shoulders. He's staring at his timer with the weight of the world and its worries far from his consciousness....more
@jphelan You're right...I should bear that in mind!  ; ) I'd like to think that people tend to ... more

"Why Does It Take Your Kid So Long to Get on the Bus?"

It's 6:45 AM on any given school day. We're standing in our driveway, my boy in my arms as always, a Thomas backpack slung over his diminutive shoulders. He's staring at his timer with the weight of the world and its worries far from his consciousness....more
@SarahCathey Unfortunately, some people do.  I think we live in a world where it's easy to put ... more

"Why Does It Take Your Kid So Long to Get on the Bus?"

It's 6:45 AM on any given school day. We're standing in our driveway, my boy in my arms as always, a Thomas backpack slung over his diminutive shoulders. He's staring at his timer with the weight of the world and its worries far from his consciousness....more