I hope you’re ok: An open letter to those who struggle on Mother’s Day

Mother's Day has come and gone. The remnants of the day can still be found in the wilting flowers, Hallmark cards, and brunch leftovers. Another less talked about Mother's Day residue is the remaining negative feelings that some people experience. Mother's Day can be difficult for a lot of different reasons. The struggles of infertility, … Continue reading I hope you’re ok: An open letter to those who struggle on Mother’s Day

Stealing time: Creating a break. 

I should be putting away laundry.   I really need to clean the kitchen. The vacuum needs attention.  There is an unidentified smell in the family room.   But for a moment, I don't care.  Right now I'm enjoying a moment. A little stolen moment where I can sit and do nothing. Currently I am … Continue reading Stealing time: Creating a break. 

I was the best mom, before I had kids: A cautionary tale. 

I had it all figured out, before I had kids.   Enter baby #1 and the world cracked open to display my inadequacies, short comings, and general dumbassery (autocorrect hated that one). Total Screw Up 1:  I thought pregnancy would be easy. You can stop laughing any time now.   I got pregnant my last … Continue reading I was the best mom, before I had kids: A cautionary tale.