I Have Separation Anxiety Being Away From My Kids

Hi Is This Normal, I have such a hard time being away from my boys, age 1 and 4. Even leaving them for a couple hours makes me feel super anxious and like I’m doing something wrong. Is this normal? How do I manage my anxiety about being away from my boys? From, Always Home, […]

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My Kid’s Dandruff & Eczema Makes Me Gag

Hi Is This Normal, My kid has dandruff/eczema and makes me gag. What happened to their baby soft skin?! I want to be able to nuzzle my baby, but honestly the thought of rubbing my nose on their flaky head and face is enough to make me shudder. Help! Squeamish Mama Dear Squeamish Mama,  It […]

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My Baby Isn’t Walking Just Yet

Hi Is This Normal, Is it normal that I worry so much about my baby meeting all the CDC milestones? Is it me or are all the other kids super advanced? Why does my neighbor’s son walk at 8months but my daughter will not even crawl yet? Dear Milestone Marker, It’s TOTALLY normal to compare […]

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How do you not resent the sh*t out of breastfeeding moms?

Hi Is This Normal, How do you not resent the shit out of breastfeeding moms? I’ve tried everything! I’ve tried pumping directly after feeding, pumping in between feedings, supplements, lactation bars, food to ‘increase supply’ that dont do shit. I lost my appetite after having her and since then my husband was in a car […]

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Why does my baby sleep less than 3 hours?

Hi Is This Normal, My 8.5 month old daughter can’t sleep & won’t sleep on her own for more than 1.5 hours. This includes both nap time and at night. Pediatrician isn’t concerned because she is gaining weight. Is this normal? She whimpers or jolts and wakes up constantly. She had stomach problems and on/off […]

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Help. Sex Hurts.

Hi Is This Normal, I thought having sex after delivering my baby would be awkward. Maybe a little gross. Maybe a  little uncomfortable for me, something new to figure out. Never did I think sex would cause me such pain. Excruciating – do-not-touch-me – horrible, horrible pain. I feel tight, raw, swollen and damaged. It’s […]

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Just an average kid.

Hi Is This Normal? My husband and I are both extremely motivated, successful and talented. I was an accomplished athlete growing up, my husband quickly picked up on languages and is fluent in several today –  we both, according to our parents, were “something special” right from the start. Our son, and I feel terrible […]

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