I’m not big on change. I mean, really, who is? The new year, however, provides us with the perfect opportunity to try—even in baby steps—something new that challenges us, and may make us better in the end.
Also, there’s no way I’m trying any of this stuff the more pregnant I get, so why not start now? On that wildly optimistic note, here are 10 Easy Enough Resolutions for the New Year. Feel free to take ‘em, change ‘em, or make ‘em your own.
1 – I will start using Alerts on my iPhone calendar.
I’m good about putting stuff in my calendar on my phone; I’m just not good at actually remembering that I put stuff on the [...]
There was a period of about six months after I had my son—my first child—that I nursed him multiple times each night. Every time I woke up to nurse, whether he was in my room or his, I had my iPhone in my hand.
It wasn’t that I wasn’t soaking up every sweet little snuggle and stare, because I was. Well, I was trying. But it was because, to put it simply, in those early days—even surrounded by all the love and craziness of new parenthood—I still felt so alone.
Every night, I would heave my lumpy Mom Bod across the finish line, getting my son down for his first two-hour interval of sleep, with such trepidation, because I knew my time was short. It was the feeling [...]