Helicopter Parents

Monday, 15 December 2008, 19:47 | Category : Parenting
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I vow today to not be a helicopter parent. I think it is going to be hard to keep. So, I work in a academic environment and you tend to see parents that are calling to schedule classes and advising appointments for their children, which by the way, are ADULTS!. Then on occasion when a […]



Monday, 15 December 2008, 19:44 | Category : Parenting
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My mother is great with babies. She gets them on a schedule that lets them feel safe and comfortable. She has had a lot of experience of course. That doesn’t make me feel any better though when I can’t even maintain a schedule she’ll set up with Aden. It makes me feel like a horrible […]


Work Sucks

Wednesday, 3 December 2008, 20:55 | Category : Parenting, Work
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This is my third day back to work after having the kid. I think I get about two hours total time with him at night because my MIL is here taking care of him. The upside of that is I get more sleep this week and that is helping with the adjustment. But, two hours! […]


Back to Work

Monday, 1 December 2008, 21:34 | Category : Parenting, Work
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It’s my first day back at work. I haven’t cried yet. I have had the joy of everyone asking me how hard it was to leave Aden. That’s the pleasure in working in a big office, you get the same questions multiple times to the point of not wanting to answer the next person who […]