Kent. My darling chunk of a babe. You are ONE. Wow, did that year fly by! Gee wiz. I blinked and you are one! No. Lies. Big fat lie. Laughable, actually. It didn't fly by. Not for me. Not for my husband. Not for Kent (just assuming) and not for my mom who I would call … Continue reading Kent turns ONE
It has been 5 months since my title has changed from a Bereavement Therapist to a Stay At Home Mom. The change didn't come naturally at first. It involves extra long days with not much of a break, especially during those special naps that allow you to thank the Gods for a sleeping baby and … Continue reading SAHM life update
Dear new mom, I have some advice. Let me start by saying you are not: Crazy. Bad at this. Going to die. You may have had a traumatic delivery, a stay in the NICU, breastfeeding is a disaster, your hormones are so crazy you can't quit crying and your tear was so bad you can't … Continue reading dear new mom: look beyond the photo
"Ready for number two yet?" asks an innocent, smiley employee at the local grocery store (and 100 other random people). http://www.wititudes.com/wp-content/uploads/420x294xtheres-nothing-quite-as-painful-as-suppressing-much-needed-eye-roll-ecard.jpg.pagespeed.ic.Kvr2rv9keQ.jpg My eyes don't physically roll back as far as I want them to when I hear questions like this. Not because the idea of another child is so absurd or the question itself is … Continue reading “ready for number two yet?” hashtag wink wink
It's March. And tomorrow is March 4th which is the only day in the year that is a command #RandomFact. It's the beginning of the month so it's time to evaluate your goals and how they're going. Fuck that. Evaluate our goals? Stoppppppppp. What happened to not taking life too seriously... you know, like on … Continue reading 10 bombass tiny goals you can achieve right now
I often hear mom's say things like "Where has the time gone?" "You're growing too fast!" or "I wish I could pause time." The first 6 months as a new mom I can honestly tell you I never once had those thoughts. My response to these mom's was more like,"what the fuck, are you delusional from … Continue reading 9 Months: The Sweet Spot
Ok, so this post is going to leave you thinking "she really needs a therapist." I'm just warning you now. I'm already worried about Kent's first birthday. There, I said it. Not worried like, omg what is his theme going to be? What is he going to wear? Both valid concerns. And worried probably isn't the … Continue reading Do I Need Another Baby… or A Therapist?