Late in 2019, I officially made the decision to quit my job and stay home with my daughter. It was simultaneously the hardest and easiest decision I’ve ever had to make. It was hard because I love my former colleagues at the community college and enjoyed working with them; it was easy because, I mean,…

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When I was pregnant, several people asked me if I planned to breastfeed or bottle feed the baby. I always told them the same thing: I plan to breastfeed, unless it doesn’t work. I put that caveat in there because there are reasons why breastfeeding just doesn’t work sometimes. I know some women who had…

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Between November 2018 and February 2019, my husband spent nearly 40 days in Denver. This made for way too many nights alone, and way too many days of being the only one responsible for the dog. Thankfully, I had the opportunity to spend the first eight days of 2019 with him, flying out on New…

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Natalie Liounis

While the first solid half of my pregnancy was pretty rough, the second half (as of writing this) has been quite pleasant. Despite the annoyance of this belly I never had before, life has been good, and feeling the baby move around inside me is the most incredible thing I’ve ever felt. It is simultaneously…

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