I remember when we got our oldest dog, George. My husband and I were young and had just moved across the country from Michigan to Arizona. Together we walked through the aisles of the shelter looking in every kennel. From barking faces, jumping paws, and puppy dog eyes we noticed him. Curled up and looking [...]
by Andrea Stainbrook 1 year. When your baby turns one there is a roller coaster of emotions. Often we feel happy. What a thing to celebrate! One orbit around the sun completed! But sometimes it feels bittersweet and brings you to tears. Babies do so many milestones in that first year. Sitting up. Crawling. Eating. [...]
Would I ever be comfortable in my own skin? Not only did I gain weight, but I didn’t recognize my postpartum body at all.