Sleep, Glorious Sleep

Figuring Out This Sleep Thing By Trial & Error To sleep, perchance to sleep long enough to dream. Ever since I became a mother last May, that’s all I’ve wanted. Lila started life as a good sleeper. But our beginners’ sleep luck ran out during her third month, in the run-up to our Boston-D.C. move. … Continue reading

Breastfeeding is my Relaxation

Once I Wean My Daughter, How Will I Relax? I’m going to miss nursing. People keep asking me when I plan to wean, and I tell them what I’ve said since Lila was born. My plan was to nurse for a year. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends one year of breastfeeding, so that seemed … Continue reading