I've been struggling to come up with an explanation of how I have felt in the past couple weeks. This morning I read an article on parenting fatigue from a blog I follow, Scary Mommy. I think it described my current state of mind pretty well. I have been … Continue reading Parenting Fatigue, or Mommy Just Needs a Break
We've all done it, whether you will admit it or not. Sometimes it it is obvious when others are doing it to you, although they may not say anything: you are in Target and have just a few more items on your list to get when your kid decides to throw a huge fit in … Continue reading WTF: How I Realized I Need to Quit Judging Other Parents
Before I met my husband, almost nine years ago now, I read his MySpace profile. One of the things that drew me to him (other than his cute picture, of course) was a comment about wanting to find someone to sing harmony with on Hey Jude. It has been so long ago I don't remember … Continue reading Hey Jude
Somehow we went thirteen months without Abby getting diaper rash. Until now. Holy crap. A top tooth took its sweet time coming in and was accompanied by diarrhea. She has also been refusing to eat most purees now, so I think the introduction of some foods may have also had a part to … Continue reading Diaper Rash, You Bitch
I had to come in to work early today so my morning routine was all out of whack. But, surprise! An awesome coworker brought in cupcakes this morning. Don't the best days start off with surprise cupcakes? Lemon blueberry zucchini with lemon buttercream. Nom nom nom, delicious!
My husband and his friend traveled to Colorado Friday, so Abby and I spent the weekend together at home. I'm not gonna lie, it was a little trying to not have my husband around to run interference all weekend. He's never been away from home so long since she's been born. I had … Continue reading I Think it’s Nap Time
"What you get by reaching your destination isn't nearly as important as what you become by reaching that destination." - Zig Ziglar I have been to 20 different countries and have made four trips abroad. Each trip and each country has made an impact on me; each has taught me lessons I won't soon forget. I … Continue reading What I Learned by Traveling Abroad