Remember the magic of the holidays? When you waited and anticipated and then enjoyed the days with the three f’s, family, friends, and food? Lazy days with football, gifts, and lots of fun stories ensued, and days off of work/school were pretty great, too. So what the hell happened to all of that?? Why is … More How the Grinch stole my holidays
I know we all hate the phone call at work when our kid is sick and has to be picked up immediately. I still remember the time that my eldest was acting off one morning, and within 20 minutes of my husband dropping them off, projectile vomited at school and had to be picked up. … More I have the kid who gets sick on the weekend.
Do you remember that feeling you would get when you knew that your weekend was over? You had to go back to school, start a new week, and it stretched out ahead of you? I used to dread it like nobody’s business. I could never sleep, and although I wasn’t the one who procrastinated my … More I’m okay with Sunday nights again
So I turned 35 this week. Shouldn’t be a big deal, right? I mean, I have two wonderful children, a successful job, a loving husband, and we just moved into a gorgeous new house with a huge backyard and pool in time for the good weather to finally come. So why can’t I stop thinking … More Only 5 years to go to my “scary” age…
You see her. You know the one. The mom who does everything, keeps everything organized, and looks like she stepped out of the pages of a J Crew catalog. You know that she’s come from a PTO meeting, made a five course dinner, and is at the top of her work. (Okay, maybe the last … More How does she do it?
Don’t let the title fool you. I am all for birth control. I have been on it since I was 18. But after going through depression, post partum, two kids, and lots of work stressors, the chemical imbalances kept coming. I never put two and two together until now that it could be the Pill. … More Why being off the Pill has made me a better mom
You know the feeling. You get super annoyed by the little things they keep doing or the noises they make, and it appears they do it all the time. Does it seem like it’s the same one? Does it seem like you are more likely to be annoyed by one than the other? Then you … More Playing favorites
We are trying for #3. And I just took another pregnancy test and it was negative. A big digital “no” with a negative sign was on the screen. I sort of already knew, because nothing was happening (and I have been taking pregnancy tests every week to be sure), but there is always that glimmer … More I can feel myself slipping again