Author - Laura Goeglein

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Laura Goeglein is a Vice President at an advertising agency in Chicago. She lives in Andersonville with her husband Ted and their two kids, Michael, (6) and Theodora (3). Laura has been an NPN member since 2006.

What did I just call my baby?!?

Parenthood is a constant source of frustration and wonderment, exhaustion and exhilaration, happiness and hysteria—and those are just today’s highlights. Parenthood reveals things that make me say “Hmmm...” One example is my perplexing endearments for my kids.

When my almost-five-year-old son was a newborn, I mostly called him baby boy—“How’s my little baby boy doing?” I’m not proud to admit that I often used the same voice I used with the cat. For weeks after we brought home our tiny ...

Posted on August 10, 2011 at 8:00 AM by Laura Goeglein