Author - Tracy Scott

Tracyscott

Tracy Scott is a wife, mom and blogger.  She and her husband parent three children (and quasi-parent a puppy)  in the Roscoe Village neighborhood of Chicago.  Having made the extremely wise decision to have three children  in 3.5 years (sarcasm) and then throw a giant puppy into the mix, she blogs about parenthood and marriage at  cobwebbyhours.com.

Parenting Comparisons

I am not a comparative type of person...until I became a Mom.

One of the first things I noticed after birthing a child was that all of a sudden—POOF!  I became both comparative and competitive.  What percentile was my child in?  Where did she fit in the developmental and growth percentages my pediatrician was always talking about?   Was she an early walker?  Does she sleep through the night? Was she smart and confident?  Does she play instruments and speak multiple languages? 

This sudd...

Posted on June 13, 2014 at 9:30 AM by Tracy Scott