Parenting ProTip #3: Sit on the Floor

I used to read a lot. And I mean…a LOT. Pre-kids (and pre-iPhone, Facebook, and Candy Crush) I probably read more than 50 books a year. Post-kids saw a little drop, but in-arm nurslings are still fairly amenable to giving mom reading time. Once my kiddos were mobile players, I found that I could still read quite a bit while they were playing if only I sat on the floor. There’s something about Mom sitting on the couch that illuminates the fact that she’s not available to the me. But sitting on the floor bought hours and hours of reading time over the years.

Now, if only I could figure out how to get more reading time into my busy midwifery schedule…