“Parenting can be a real drain, even when sharing the misery with a spouse. Alone it was hard as fuck.” All We Ever Wanted, Emily GiffinI recently finished the book All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin and while I was reading the above quote really spoke to me. The weekend I started and finished this … Continue reading Here’s To You, Single Parents.
I was once asked to come up with a 'mom-mantra' that would describe me as a mother. My answer was 'schedules save lives'. There is nothing else I believe more when it comes to being a parent. I do not think I could count on two hands how many times my husband and I have … Continue reading Schedules Save Lives
We have been traveling quite a bit lately, whether it be just for two nights or a week, but it has given me a couple different opportunities to really get a feel for what it is like packing for not only myself but also our son. Let's just say that each time I have forgotten … Continue reading Traveling with Children? Make a list!
For six years and sixteen days I worked from home in the event technology/mobile app industry. Throughout that time my job title and responsibilities evolved, I watched numerous people come and go, traveled throughout the United States going to various trade-shows and meetings, and made life-long friendships. None of that was enough to keep me around … Continue reading The Transition: Shifting from the Working World to SAHM
Binky. Pacifier. Dummy. Fussifier. Pappy. No matter what you called it, if you have children they likely used one. When I got pregnant my husband and I had everything planned out. I wanted to do a natural, medication free birth and we weren't going to use binkys. None of that happened. After 12 hours of … Continue reading Bye-Bye Binky