I’m wiped. The holidays hit me like a freight train. And now it’s 2018. What!?! How did that happen? The last 6 weeks have been insane. Thanksgiving usually is the first step in the craziness of the holidays. If I’m being honest, it’s probably my favorite holiday. Sitting in a car for 6 plus hours … Continue reading Holiday hangover
I knew from a very young age that I wanted to be a mom. It wasn’t something I jumped into because I thought I should. There were many long discussions and lots of thought put into this step in my life. Meeting my husband, Dan, solidified my dream of becoming a mom. He was the … Continue reading #momsohard
Eff you Monday. I had every intention of taking today as a vacation day. You know the work kind of vacation. I have kids. That makes everything else a trip I need to go to work to recover from. So about that… Yeah, that vacation day didn’t happen. I had planned to not book appointments, … Continue reading Manic Monday
I could live off of wine and cheese. Charcuterie trays, creamy and crumbly cheese, topped of by a flight of bold, chewy red wine is what my dreams are made of. As a mom though, I will settle for a cheese stick and a can of rose. It’s totes the same. 8 years ago, I … Continue reading When you can’t cut the cheese.
Potty training is hell. Potty training a tiny diva terrorist is it own special kind of evil. About a month ago, I was boasting about my potty trained princess. Miss thing had fully moved to her big girl princess underwear (damn you Disney). She thought she was so cool to be wearing them. And, I mean, … Continue reading If you’re reading this, send wine.
The past few days have seen an insurgence of these two words on social media. Two little words were typed on Sunday night. Their impact has been immense. Every social media outlet I utilize has been flooded with the same two words. These aren’t just actresses and socialites posting: these are my friends posting those … Continue reading Me too.
Parenting is a tricky beast. It has this nifty little trick where it makes you think you’ve got it all figured out. And then surprise! Your sweet little children hit a new mastery level in manipulation. Last week you were skilled at getting them to follow directions, and suddenly this week your bribing them with … Continue reading Threenager
In my twenties, I used to think I was really busy. Like super busy. Sundays were for sleeping in, and brunching after noon. It was a hard life. In my thirties, I met my now husband. Fitting in two sides of friends is like a sport. It was exhausting, but for the greater good we … Continue reading Multitasking Mania
📷: A Little Photo Studio Sometimes, I could swear that I’m living in a dream. I look at my kids and can’t believe they really are mine. For real. They both spent months growing in my belly, and I worked crazy hard to push those big-headed babes into this world. So many days though, it still … Continue reading Pinch me.
Let’s talk about breastfeeding or pumping…or breastfeeding and pumping. I have a love-hate relationship with breastfeeding. I know. I can hear the sanctomommies gasping already. I love my kids. I love the milk drunk expressions on there face after a good pull at the teet. It means built in cuddles with my spawn. I despise … Continue reading Why Buy the Cow…