An open letter to my husband in our 10th year of marriage

Dear husband, It’s been 10 years.  Yes, I know!  I can’t believe it either!  We’ve been together for longer, although we often debate the actual amount of time (there is a dispute about when we were officially dating).  It’s been a wild ride, and we’ve shared a lot of ups and downs.  But lately, I … More An open letter to my husband in our 10th year of marriage

What is wrong with maternity leave in America?

Everything.  After going to my six-week check-up, my doctor didn’t offer me any more time.  And even before I had the baby, she informed me that by medical standards, they can’t guarantee any more than six weeks for regular delivery and eight weeks for a c-section.  Seriously??  That is enough time to recuperate physically AND … More What is wrong with maternity leave in America?

Finally, an answer

We have it figured out.  After breastfeeding for six weeks and several poop samples later, my youngest has been diagnosed with a milk and/or soy allergy.  They had a 50/50 shot at having it, and we knew it.  Our other two kiddos had it, and both my husband and I had milk allergies as babies. We … More Finally, an answer