There are two kinds of babies: those who are described as busy, spirited, high-energy, active, sensory-seeking, adventurous, precocious or driven. And then there’s the good kind. I have the former. He’s busy. Busy. Whoever came up with that one should get one of those MacArthur fellowships. Welcome to the world of baby euphemisms. The babies you covet, well, we can’t just … [Read more...] about Why I’m Jealous of Your Baby
After months of people telling me not to feel guilty, and my deeply rooted inability to take that advice, I have a new mantra, and it’s all thanks to Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko. Guilt - for lack of a better word - is good. Guilt is right. Guilt works. Conventional wisdom and pop psychology better duck, because Gordon and I are about to fly into your upbeat, … [Read more...] about Do You Feel Mommy Guilt?