Being more present.

The other day, someone asked me what I would do differently as a parent if/when #2 comes along. Without hesitation, I answered: “Be more present.” (Editor’s note: Really my first thought was, “Take more maternity leave.” But this was a close second since the first was really out of my control.) Have I ever told you about the time that I accidentally dropped my iPhone on my nursing child’s head? Ugh – total mommy fail. It wasn’t as bad as it sounds… I mean, it didn’t land with force or anything. His head is a normal shape, and he seems to be on track with his milestones. But, he still looked up at me with a quivering lip that said, “Why’d you do that to me, Momma, why?? ... Read the full post.