Oh, the irony of parenting: It’s undeniably hard work, and yet most of us are doing entirely too much of the work. And while we might be able to swoop through a room and put toys away in 10 minutes doing that job for them is actually lazy parenting on our part. It’s their responsibility. Kids NEED chores. Here’s your starter’s guide.
I still distinctly remember the rising anxiety I experienced throughout my first pregnancy as the deadline for choosing a pediatrician approached. It felt, at the time, like choosing a pediatrician was my very first major decision as a parent and thus my first opportunity to get it completely wrong. I didn’t though, and neither will you.
Welcome to a new, on-going series about the most common (and maybe some uncommon) fears we deal with regarding pregnancy. This is a safe space for some sympathy, comradery and friendly head pats with people who have Been There, Are There, or who are just plain scared about Going There. This first installment is about the fear of infertility.