The Waiting Game

Alright, so this post has been sitting in my drafts for close on two months ... because in the meantime, something crazy happened. [spoiler alert] We had a baby! It's been amazing, and challenging, and wonderful, and all the things ... much more to come on that. This post already had a couple false starts … Continue reading The Waiting Game

On Baby Showers and Things

What a lovely gathering it was for Mama Bear to be supported and celebrate her impending motherhood. It got me thinking: what sort of support do we as male-identified friends give each other when one of us is preparing to be a father?

A Hanukkah Gratitude Practice – Day Two

I woke this morning to the softly lit glow of freshly fallen snow reflecting into our bedroom (which still doesn't have blinds ... we just moved!). Had it not been 4:45 AM, I might have remembered to say Modeh Ani — the statement of gratitude spoken upon first awakening in Jewish tradition. מוֹדֶה אֲנִי לְפָנֶיךָ … Continue reading A Hanukkah Gratitude Practice – Day Two

On your child’s and partner’s well-being, personal sacrifice, and breast- vs formula-feeding (plus Parshat Vayeira)

Oh hey there! Long time no see. Been a little busy over the past 11+ weeks, you see. Getting around to birthing (well, supporting the birth of) and then caretaking for the little one whose existence is behind the whole raison d'etre of this blog. It's been all the things: amazing and wonderful, challenging and exhausting, joyful, … Continue reading On your child’s and partner’s well-being, personal sacrifice, and breast- vs formula-feeding (plus Parshat Vayeira)