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 day 3,000 of quarantine and I just finished trying to explain to my partner how I’m already having mixed emotions about life returning to normal in a few short-long weeks. Realistically, I’ve been working from home since March 16th. It’s been a weird few weeks. It’s like your starring in your own version of […]Read More Parental Angst and Quarantine
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
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