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

LondonSaveTheDate

Save the Date with Minted

Note: This post is sponsored by Minted. End of treatment is approaching for Jack and we have our eyes on the prize. We’re working on planning a few things in honor of this long, hard journey coming to an end, including a party to celebrate! We’ve have a few talks with Jack about it and […]

So Many Appointments

Jack has so many appointments. ALL THE TIME. Chemotherapy is only part of cancer treatment – there are a lot of extras that come along with it. Bonuses, if you will. (Ha!) This is a snapshot of Jack’s January appointments – minus the things I’ve pushed off into next month, like the one that checks […]

Jack, age 8 - Christmas 2014

Three Years

Jack was diagnosed with Leukemia three years ago. It’s been three years since I heard, “This is the best kind of cancer to have.” Three years of worrying that he could die from a cold or infection or even just a side effect of treatment. Three years of worrying what damage the same treatment that […]