Once you become a mom you become a manager. You suddenly oversee everything for someone else (and maybe even multiple someone’s), and let’s face it, if you’re in a relationship, you’re probably overseeing 20% of their shit, too. Once you become a mom you have transcended from singular to earthly. You’re intuition peaks around your […]Read More This One Goes Out to All the Moms, Anytime, Ever
It’s happened! I’m once again pregnant and once again all over the place with emotions and morning sickness, food aversions and cravings, all the fun stuff, but now we have a two year old in the mix! What’s been happening? Also, warning! this is going to be a longer post since I haven’t posted anything […]Read More Fear & Loathing Through Parenthood: Look Who’s Talking, Too
I have eleven drafts going on my blog. I’ve opened them, wrote, edited, deleted. I officially have, not just writer’s block, but brain block. Spoiler: this post is not sharp-toothed or insightfully written, it’s an open forum to share your point of view with me,if you so desire (which I hope you do!). I told […]Read More Shot.
This one gets a little philosophical, but a nice refresher to never doubt yourself as a mom. Ever. As a parent, or soon-to-be, you’ll receive lots of advice and opinions you didn’t ask for. Sometimes all you can do is just smile and nod. On Being a Working Mom, Stay at Home, Part-Time, Full-Time – […]Read More Fear & Loathing Through Parenthood, Part 3: Separation, Time, and Watching your Baby Grow
Welcome to Your Mom Bod – from imbalanced hormones, to having your body evicting its tiny squatter, then, slowly realizing things aren’t going quite back to how they were before it was two. Becoming a Glass Case of Emotions Before I crossed over into parenthood I had always prided myself on my stoic disposition. When […]Read More Fear & Loathing Through Parenthood, Part 2: the Body Issue
Ever hear of Dermatillomania, Excoriation Disorder, or Body Focused Repetitive Behavior? Then this post is for you. I think you only really know about it if you suffer from it (or you’re a psych student doing a project on it). Also, I am by no means a professional. These viewpoints are my own experiences as […]Read More Destroying Myself
Part 1: Real Notes About Becoming a Parent I was 32 when I became pregnant. I was terrified of it, but I’ve always been terrified of pregnancy and babies. I’m not sure why because I babysat a ton when I was younger and I was the oldest out of three and had a shitload of […]Read More Fear & Loathing Through Parenthood
Dealing with the Effects of Being a Weekend Warrior, Full-time Worker & Nonstop Worrier If anyone out there is following along with my blog, I don’t want y’all to think I’m just a surly parent, eating and rocking my way through life. I wish I could just do that. That’s not my M.O. though. My […]Read More Work Hard, Play Hard…Struggle Hard ?