NICU Trauma

I do believe that spending time in the NICU can cause real psychological damage. There’s not a lot of research being done (that I’ve seen) and not a lot of people talk about it. Most people, in fact, are just encouraged to “get over it”. It’s been almost exactly two years since the day BJ …

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Now I’m a liar

I’m going to veer away from my mushy “I love being a mommy” posts today to let inform the world (or the two people who follow my blog) that my family has entered potty training HELL.At this point everyone I know has already enlightened me to the fact that boys are harder to potty train …

Identity…

I’m BJ’s mom.Oh, I have an identity… I’m not one of those mothers who live solely through my child. I’m also a wife…I have hobbies, I sing, I dance, I run… I write (of course).But I can’t deny. Becoming a mother was the sole event in my entire life that crashed down upon me; there …