I’m Done Having Babies: Choosing My Mental Health Over My Heart

By the time you read this, I will have just gotten my brand new IUD, a birth control method that’s good for five years. The decision to replace my “expired” IUD wasn’t an easy one. I decided yes babies and then no babies. I engaged in ridiculous baby fever behavior, daydreamed about having a girl, […]

I Did My Best Today but So What

As I lie awake obsessing over BooBoo’s kindergarten readiness, my husband inhales deep, peaceful breaths that make me more anxious than ever. He’s not worried about BooBoo’s readiness at all, or wrestling with the guilt of serving our kids cereal for dinner. He’s sleeping peacefully under the mistaken impression that I was a good mom […]