Life as a Second-Time Mom

Earlier this week I talked with a new mom who has a three-week old baby and is desperate for sleep and concerned about her daughter’s persistent crying. We talked a lot about the anxiety of being a first-time mom and realizing you have no idea what you are doing. She asked me what I wished I would have known the first time around. So many things . . .  After visiting with her I kept thinking about how hard is hard. Whether you have one child or ten, hard is hard. Our conversation also got me thinking about how different things … Read more…