I met Bob the summer that Violet was born. By this time, we had lived in our house for 6 years and I had walked past Bob’s… Read more “About Bob”
Ya know, the funny thing about change is that it’s not always welcomed. And let me tell you, it certainly wasn’t welcomed by me. I wasn’t prepared. I wasn’t ready. Everything happened way too fast.
As women, even when we are not compatible, we should respect one another and their own personal choices for themselves and their families, but a). not everyone has gotten that message yet, and b). even if they do, it means they will do you no mommy harm, but it does not necessarily mean you will be great friends.
And then it came. “Mommy, I have to go poop.” The dreaded words of any newly potty trained child. Because “I have to go poop” does not simply mean “I have to go poop.” It really means, “I had to go poop twenty minutes ago, so THIS.IS.AN.EMERGENCY.”
I do love my baby, but I always heard it is supposed to be OVERWHELMING and UNBELIEVABLE and INCOMPARABLE. I don’t think we’re there yet. She’s only… Read more “Do I Love My Baby Enough?”
Dosing off. Getting your beauty rest. Catching a power nap. Stealing forty winks. Having some shut-eye. Sleep. Oh, sleep. How do I express how much I… Read more “An Ode to the Most Beautiful State of Being”
Are you the ideal mom? You’re in the kitchen cleaning while the baby is playing and husband walks in from work–starving! So you get him something to… Read more “Mom Tips: How to Stay Sane”
Back track to a few weeks ago on a Saturday night… Mom’s first night out solo–Wahooooo! Am I right? Who can relate? I was kind of excited… Read more “Guilty: I’m Lying When I Say I’m Okay”
Crying in the shower: “I can’t do this.” The hot water caresses your back as it drips over your face mixing with tears. It feels like everyone… Read more “Guilty: New mom who cries in the shower”
Many mothers in present day America have to wrestle with the decision whether or not to return to work after having a baby. Everyone’s journey is different. … Read more “Decisions, Decisions”