My friend told me that in her daughter’s Social Studies class, the teacher has allowed the 15 year olds to choose their own discussion topic for the past few weeks. Without fail, they have chosen to talk about the Islamic State, and also ...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