If you are a stay-at-home mom of young kids, you [usually] manage okay when your husband goes to work during the day, taking comfort in the promise of his return that evening. There is a certain emotional relief that comes with the shared r...READ MORE
I only have two regrets about telling my postpartum horror story on Episode 11 of ‘Storytime Hour with Erica & Jolenta’
1) I failed to mention the messages my friends Paul and Rick left on my answering machine to and from my breast pump, respectively.
2) I didn’t read the following email I received from another dear friend while I was in the depths of my postpartum despair:
I’m going to let you in on a little secret—I can get a little self conscious about my saliva production. My orthodontist used to call me “Saliva Woman.” I recently apologized to my dentist for producing too much saliva and his assistant said, “don’t worry, that’s actually good! Saliva helps fight off bacteria.” Good to know! READ MORE