This year has been a learning curve for me. I went from having one kid to two kids, which is a lot like going from high school football to the pros. Here are the things that I wish I had understood at the beginning of 2013. 12 things I had to learn the hard way.
In the US, where maternity leave policies are pathetic and many working women struggle to keep up with a routine that can leave you feeling demoralized, the picture of Gisele breastfeeding seems like the Shangri-La of motherhood. But why the hate?
A recent study found that 30% of Millennial moms prefer to text their partners rather than talk to them on the phone. Cue the hang wringing about our loss of humanity. But I actually think that these moments keep me connected to my husband and my friends in ways that wouldn’t be possible with small children. Ever tried to have a meaningful phone conversation while watching an infant and a two-year-old? Cold fusion is easier than that.
Having a baby is no doubt a wonderful, truly rewarding experience, but boy does it take energy and dedication. And it's easy to feel not only exhausted, but overwhelmed. Here are 17 ways to quickly recharge and get back into your groove.
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