Dear Sir, Please Do Not "Shush" My Child

Dear Sir, Hi. I’d like to introduce you to my son. His name is Charlie. He’s two-and-a-half. He’s just sat through a wedding ceremony, about 30 minutes of adult mingling time, and an entire room full of people finishing a nice meal. He only cried a couple of times, and he’s gone all day without a nap. It is now 7:30 PM, and there is a big, open dance floor waiting to get danced on. He’s the kid you just said “Ssshh, ssssshhhhhh, SSSSSHHHHHH!” to....more
This kind of reminds me when I took my 3 little kids to see the play "The Lion King". One of the ... more

Thoughts on Two C-Sections in Just Over a Year

If you're facing a delivery in the near future, even if you're 100% set against a c-section, I encourage you to read this post by Jill at Happy Hopefuls. It isn't what she planned either, but she ended up with two c-sections -- in 14 months. She, quite obviously, has thoughts on the matter!...more
I had 3 c-sections in 26 months - the 2nd and 3rd were a breeze compared to the first. The ... more