Isn't that the truth. I have never been someone that has actually really needed to be supported. Normally I am the pillar that stands strong and tall through all the winds of anything that comes our way. This is where I am comfortable - being the pillar. Sometimes you're not the pillar though and it's … Continue reading e i g h t
As part of my mom trip, I picked a book to read on the plane. I never get to read and it used to be something that was so fundamentally a part of who I am as a person. I've been in school so long, I only read textbooks or new articles and sometimes it … Continue reading Girl, Wash Your Face Pt. 1
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
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
In May I was on maternity leave, our house was on the market, we were trying to figure out where we were going to move in AZ. Our house didn't sell immediately contrary to what everyone thought was going to happen. That was cringe worthy for a few weeks. Trying to have a house show ready … Continue reading Displaced
Thursday I did something I've never done before. I dropped Elle off at daycare on my day off. I mean I had an appointment that morning and we don't live around a single family member, so regardless, she was going to end up there for at least an hour or two, but I did something … Continue reading I dropped my kid off at daycare and I didn’t even have to work.