Things I fantasize #momlife could be... The kitchen sink would forever be empty and free of dirty, grimy dishes from home cooked meals. The laundry would never stay in the basket after leaving the dryer, shirts would magically hang themselves and the clothes inside our dresser drawers would look like a mall retail store shelf. … Continue reading If Only #Momlife Were Like This
Dear Younger Me, Where do I start? Do I lecture you on what not to do or do I let you find your way? You know, I could say (if I wanted to) how silly it is to think this way or that, but would that do more harm than good? Should I warn you … Continue reading Dear Younger Me
It started at 4 am when she wanted to play possum. I fed her. She fell asleep. I swaddled her. I laid her down in her bassinet. I laid down in my bed, got all cozy and settled. *restless movement from the bassinet* Great. I tried to give her the pacifier but she pushed it … Continue reading Holding a Baby All. Dang. Day.
This is not a #blogmas post. In fact, it's probably more like an anti-blogmas one. I mean, really? 25 days of writing Christmas posts? No thanks. Let me explain. I've been trying to blog on WordPress since 2015. I say "trying" because I haven't established much of an audience to use any other word. (I … Continue reading #Blogmas What?: Thoughts on What Blogging is About
Oh, Lord. Here we go. He's asking to visit with a friend down the road. A girl. *cough* His girlfriend. Omg. I can't deal. Wtf am I supposed to tell him? Huh? His father and I had strict parents. We could only go to a friends house if our parents met their parents first. And … Continue reading Raising a Pre-Teen
I'm one of the lucky moms. Because not everyone who wants to be a stay at home mom can afford it given the American lifestyle. It used to be a given that women stayed home and raised the kids. It was a man's world. Fast forward to today and that's no longer the case. Yet, … Continue reading Oh, How Times Have Changed for Moms
Routines. Suck. A few years back, I realized this about myself - I hate routine and mundaneness. About the same time, I realized I have an overactive mind. So, as you can imagine, the combination makes it tricky for me to prioritize daily self-care activities (beyond showering and brushing my teeth). I've managed to workout … Continue reading Making Health a Priority: Easier Said than Done