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Time to read: 10 minutes Before I became a mother anyone who knew me would describe me as hard working, someone with a high work capacity and very driven. I took pride in that description because my parents bragged about it, my friends tried to emulate it and some even envied me for it. Somewhere […]

Time to Read: 9 minutes When we were planning to start our family one thing that I really wanted to avoid was filling our house with all sorts of new “stuff” that we didn’t actually need. I had nightmares about walking into our house and seeing a tornado of toys, burp cloths and noise makers. […]

Michael and I were sitting at the Fairmont Hotel in Austin having a drink at their bar to kick off our date night – on this night Shai was with a babysitter. Date nights without a baby are sacred these days. The amount of time we have just the two of us has reduced dramatically […]

Time to read: 12 minutes Let me set the stage for you. It was a Saturday morning and we had some awesome plans later that day to hang out with our friends in the country and stay overnight. Michael had left for a wedding in Louisiana and planned to land in Austin just in time […]

Time to read: 7 minutes I was 6 months pregnant on a zoom call with co-workers talking about a date night that Michael had planned for us. One of the people on the call, already with a family of three, spoke up and half-jokingly said “enjoy it now because when the baby gets here date […]

Time to read: 12 minutes If there is anything in my life that I am really proud of, it is my marriage to Michael. I didn’t believe relationships like ours could exist – I thought that I would have to settle somewhere, that there would be unspoken tensions or that things would seem to be […]

Time to read: 12 minutes Talking about sex is taboo. Talking about sex postpartum seems to be even more controversial. With that being said, before I get into the nitty gritty of my own experience – because I love talking about sex – I want to make one thing very clear: sex/intimacy post partum is […]

Time to read: 24 minutes Michael and I brought our son Shai into the world Summer of 2020. Like most parents reading this we spent a lot of time preparing for his arrival – we read all kinds of books, listened to many podcasts and asked all of our friends with kids all about what […]