"Worst mom ever." "Bad mom alert" "Mom fail." "Shitty mom." "Mom of the year." Have you said these words? Usually followed with a smile or a laugh to a friend who "gets it." I've only been in the mom club for a little over 11 months and as I am exposed to more mom culture, … Continue reading mom of the year – hashtag wink wink
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
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
There's two things I know for certain: 1) I will never have a tampon in my purse when I need one. 2) The grass is ALWAYS greener. This post is focusing on the latter. Me before having a baby: "I want to be like those moms. The moms that go out to brunch to meet … Continue reading Who Has It Better: Working Mom VS. SAHM Showdown!
So this morning I got up extra early thanks to a baby who slept soundly last night (#KNOCKONALLTHEWOOD #PleaseDontStop #KeepSleeping #PleaseJesus) and thought "I am going to go to work a little early... write some thank you cards... maybe pick up donuts for the office..." All of which, I have never done before. But with … Continue reading A Mom’s Story: How It Takes 7 Years To Leave The House
From the moment I stepped foot in the hospital the night Kent was born my life has been pure chaos. At least it seems like it to me. Being the ADHD, flight of ideas, scatter brained person that I am I've learned to appreciate and strive for routine. Routine makes me feel in control. I … Continue reading There’s Beauty in the Chaos