It's real. So so real. It's not necessarily limited to moms but I definitely feel as though I see it complained about more from moms than anyone else. I've tried explaining this to my own husband fairly frequently and I am lucky that he pretty much understands, but every now and then we slip back … Continue reading mom mental fatigue
First, I'd like to just thank you baby Jesus that this doesn't happen THAT often. Ryan's going to start traveling for work a little bit more than he does right now which will be incredibly interesting for me as Elle starts coming into her own a little bit more. This time he was gone for … Continue reading When dad leaves town
So we are currently keeping Elle and Zoe both out of daycare and let me tell you, I have spent too many waking seconds the last month worry about whether or not we're making the right decision in keeping Elle out of daycare or not. I feel like I am having some sort of "don't … Continue reading Take your kid to the library!
We're in that stage of life and our marriage where we're juggling two kids - infant and toddler and it is pretty all-consuming. It takes everything out of us to wake up and be good parents every single day and we understand even more (and better) where those bags that took up residence under all our … Continue reading Kids come first…but they shouldn’t
Today's a big day for me! I sent a small opinion piece into Scary Mommy and they actually published it! I couldn't believe it when I got the email back, and I literally teared up out of excitement as a result. I've always been too chicken to send anything in, but I'm so glad I … Continue reading Scary Mommy
Part of the move to AZ came with having to find childcare again. This is literally the hardest thing. It creates a pit in my stomach like you wouldn't believe every time we've had to do it - and unfortunately that's been very frequently in Elle's short 3 years. But what if we didn't have … Continue reading Don’t pity me for working the late shift