Parenting Fatigue, or Mommy Just Needs a Break

          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

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WTF: How I Realized I Need to Quit Judging Other Parents

​ 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

Diaper Rash, You Bitch

​ 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

Mmmm

​ 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! 

What I Learned by Traveling Abroad

"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