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I swear I wasn’t judging.

Posted by on Nov 8, 2012 in judging others parents, judging your parenting, judgmental moms | 0 comments

Today I met a colleague’s very sweet, very adorable 10-day-old baby boy, Noah. We had the typical baby-was-just-born conversation. I told her how great she looked; she told me how hard it was. Several hours of labor, no pain drugs, born at nearly 10 pounds. She mentioned the lack of pain drugs a couple of times before I asked, “No drugs, like, on purpose?”...

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Other moms are judgy.

Posted by on Apr 26, 2011 in finding supportive moms, judgmental moms, new mom, not a perfect parent | 16 comments

When you’re a parent, no matter what you do, someone thinks you’re doing it wrong. Or, at the very least, they think they’re doing it better. The best illustration of this for me was my brilliant idea to cloth diaper and then my epiphany on Day Three that I wasn’t cut out for it. I got judgments and snarky comments for both...

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