Parenting Left of the Middle

Welcome to my website! I'm a west coast mom living in the San Francisco Bay Area. I blog about parenting my fierce and fuzzy child Jack, who is fighting Leukemia, and my new baby Desmond (born September 2014). I don't prescribe to any particular parenting methods - I'm a bit left of the middle!

I've been featured on My Postpartum Voice and in the BlogHer Moms section on BlogHer. I have written for Savvy Source, Savings.com, and Band Back Together.

Recent Blog Posts

He's in love.

Write a Letter to Santa and Help Wish Kids!

Between November 7 – December 24, visit your local Macy’s store or Macy’s Believe online to submit your child’s letter to Santa and help make dreams come true for Make-A-Wish kids around the country. For every letter received through December 24, Macy’s will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish (up to $1,000,000). Jack LOVES the idea of […]

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Our Little Dez

He already thinks poop is hilarious – he chuckles silently when we are surprised at the contents of his diaper. He bats at the elephant toy on his bouncer but just glares at the monkey. He prefers to look to the left. In his 11 weeks of life, he has gained over 6lbs and is […]

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The Looming Return to Work

I go back to work in two weeks. TWO WEEKS. Where did the time go? I am freaking out, to be honest. It wasn’t like this with Jack. Back then, I couldn’t wait to go back to work. This time is so, so different. I want to stay home with my baby and watch him […]