Until I Had You…

Dear Kids, Do you know how much I love you? I know I give you a lot of hugs and kisses, and I know I tell you, but do you really know how much I love you? You see, until I had you I never knew that I’d struggle to find the ways and the […]

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Have Your Kids’ Back

A few weeks ago… …we had a beautiful, albeit rainy, Saturday with my in-laws. The day commenced with an intended trolley ride to a local town, but due to unknown reasons the trolley wasn’t running so we opted for the “city bus” as my son says. We wandered through the streets, stopped in a few […]

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The Things I Should Have Done

This morning we were up so early. I’m talking before the birds early where you’re not sure if there is enough coffee in the world to get you through your day. The time change has wrecked my kids, and if we are being honest my own sleep patterns are screwed too. With that extra time […]

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Judge One Minute but Love the Next

I read something the other day about all of the pressures that are put on us as mothers. The woman spoke of the bull shit expectations from breast vs formula feeding to fundraisers and being the “team mom.” My initial thought was, “wow, motherhood really is exhausting… no, actually LIFE is really exhausting and these […]

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The First 90 Minutes of the Day

Parenting drives us to the edge of insanity on a daily basis. It drives us to those moments when we want to scream, cry and yell, only to drive us right back into loving those tiny humans so much it actually freaking hurts. The second my kids go to bed I miss them. I have […]

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