Recently I was chatting with one of my mama tribe pals, and I expressed some exasperation over the fact that I seem to spend the majority of most days moving things around. Toys, laundry, sunglasses, dirty dishes, clean dishes, dead batteries, bathing suits. Kids. You name it, I probably spent time moving it somewhere today. … Continue reading I am Mama: Mover of the Things.
I have a confession to make: Up until I was 34 years old and met the man who would later become my husband, I spent the entirety of my life not wanting children. It's not that I didn't like kids or lacked maternal tendencies. They just didn't factor into the grand plan for my life. … Continue reading 5 Perks of Being an “Older” Mom
I touch my face about 27, 000 times per day. Netflix, YouTube, and Amazon Prime are, indeed, essential services. Going for walks is an underrated pastime. Turns out grocery shopping was, like, a hobby of mine. I need a new hobby. Examining my pores, close up, in the bathroom mirror might just be my new … Continue reading 10 Things I Learned While Self-Isolating With My Family This Week
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 … Continue reading OK Universe. Message received, loud and clear.
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. … Continue reading 10 Things I Am Extra-Thankful for Since Having Kids