“Let’s walk home from the hospital!” And other naïve new parent assessments about bringing home baby.

With the birth of our 3rd child plus or minus 6 weeks away, it’s caused me to think about the labor/ delivery side of things or rather the logistics behind the getting to and from the hospital for the labor and delivery. I think the part that’s always put me a bit at ease is being so close to the hospital. I LOVE the city … Continue reading “Let’s walk home from the hospital!” And other naïve new parent assessments about bringing home baby.

A Follow up~ Should I stay or should I go?

It’s interesting how this topic has opened a line of dialogue on the subject of suburbanites/ urbanites, parenting choices, lack of choices, financial realities. I’ve heard from some that they’re quite happy with their decision to leave an urban environment. I’ve heard from others that they’re resolute on staying in a city. And then, the rare exceptions of those that did indeed leave, but are … Continue reading A Follow up~ Should I stay or should I go?

Should I stay or should I go? An Introduction.

Clearly, it’s a matter of the stage we’re at as parents in San Francisco. But every parent peer that we know is currently engaged in an ongoing conversation with their spouse about whether to stay in San Francisco for the foreseeable long term (read, putting their children through school and laying down more substantial roots) or leaving the 7×7 urban cityscape for one of the … Continue reading Should I stay or should I go? An Introduction.