Grace in the Chaos

It's been a rough couple of days here for this introvert. I now understand why some species eat their own young. The mornings have been super-charged with little kid energy.  I've tried to steal moments to connect with friends on the phone, or to catch up on the barrage of work emails, but the antics …

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Is the world sick, Mummy?

That was the question my son posed to me last night at bedtime.  He's 4 years old. Maybe I'm just speaking for myself here, but I think it's easy to forget that our kids might be picking up on some different vibes these days.  Routines, as our kids knew them, have been obliterated. In their …

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OK Universe. Message received, loud and clear.

The job of a stay-at-home-mom (SAHM) is pretty unique as far as employment goes.  In some ways it reminds me of the role Anne Hathaway plays in the movie, The Devil Wears Prada, but without the designer clothes and clean, swishy hair:  You are on call 24/7 and there are no holidays - ever. Your boss …

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10 Things I Am Extra-Thankful for Since Having Kids

It's the season of giving thanks.  I like to think I don't need a special time of year to remind myself to be thankful - it's never far from my thoughts that I am blessed with good health and a loving family.  This year I got to thinking about some other things I'm grateful for. …

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Reading this might save your life…

...if your Baby Mama is on the brink of giving birth or has recently sprung your offspring from her loins. You see, no matter how well your partner has coped with pregnancy, the entire game changes once Baby arrives.  Your life could be at risk.  This is a life line, my friend.  Take it. The …

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