The last day

And so I have found myself at my last day of maternity leave.  I am beside myself.  I don’t know what to do first.  I felt bad, too, because I was so upset that I took it out on my husband this morning.  I normally don’t see him mornings because if the baby wakes up … More The last day

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?

Somebody call 911…(and no, its not the song that follows with “Shawty fire burning on the dance floor”)

Today, as my youngest SCREAMED in pain, I sat near them and wondered.  (When I say SCREAM, all out, murderous, earsplitting yelling, to the point where I actually put my hands over my ears and shouted back just to heard.)  What the hell was the matter?  My youngest was complaining that their side hurt.  Now … More Somebody call 911…(and no, its not the song that follows with “Shawty fire burning on the dance floor”)