How Pregnancy Turns You in to a Child

While pregnancy is one of life's most mysterious and wonderful miracles, it's no cake walk. When my husband and I went through pregnancy (and yes, my husband went through pregnancy, too; it was a journey we took together and I'm pretty sure he suffered and was excited just as much as I was), I made …

How To: Apartment Hunting

In my experience, apartment hunting can be what you make it: delightful, exciting adventures or frustrating, stressful decisions. A good attitude is always a good choice, but it's what comes after the months of adventurous searching that matters. No matter how much fun or stress you encounter during your search, the possibility of being stuck with …

Pregnancy: A Letter to My Daughter

Dearest Eveyln, Today you are almost six weeks old. Your father and I are mesmerized by your cute little chub-monster face and your calm, brave behavior. We call you a lot of things...                   ... But our favorite is to call you our brave little soldier. As we look …