If I had a line break for every interruption I received while writing this post it would be 100 pages long. Smiling nods acknowledging the ball of multi-colored play-doh, wiping noses and butts, reading books, crazy shaking with Team Umizoomi and refilling a sippy cup for the 5th time are all happening before I get … Continue reading Manifestation of My Exhaustion
You know, it's one thing to find a product that you like and works well. It's a whole new ball game when you find a brand that makes you want to share their products with the world! I have found that with Oilogic and I want to share their products with you in this giveaway! … Continue reading (Giveaway Closed) Oilogic Giveaway & Review!
If my son is gay I will pray. Not for him, not that he'll change, but that I'll have the grace, compassion and wisdom to convey my unconditional love and acceptance for him just the way he is. If my son is gay I will pray that I've helped instill a strong sense of confidence … Continue reading If My Son Is Gay…
You may have stumbled upon this blog post for several reasons. Perhaps your SO is ready to start a family but you're panicked because you just saw that raising a child actually costs something like $2 million. Maybe your co-worker is upset that their daycare cost went up $15 for the second time this year … Continue reading Why You Should Wait Until You’re Financially Set To Have Children
Before having my second child I thought it would be damn near impossible to get any cleaning done around the house. Some days, I don't get anything done. I have to say that my biggest piece of advice is to just accept that some days your house will look like ish. That's ok. Any mom … Continue reading SAHM Cleaning Hacks
"I love the person I've become because I fought to become her." - Kaci Diane I recently saw this quote pop up on my Facebook feed and I was awestruck by how far removed I have become from its message. In the past couple years, especially the last year, I have found myself living life … Continue reading The Person I Let Happen
He'll be 3 years old in about one month. He's so smart and tough. A little boy to the core: loves to play in the dirt, has buckets full of Hot Wheels and loves to rough house with his daddy. He's independent and opinionated. I made the decision to breastfeed shortly before he was born. … Continue reading I Breastfeed My Preschooler For Selfish Reasons
As I mentioned in my August Favorites video (watch here). one of my favorite things has been Zoloft. I wanted to elaborate on my experience with Postpartum Depression (PPD) and explain how it relates to my new obsession: makeup! Before having children I assumed that postpartum depression looked like a mother holding her newborn, feeling … Continue reading Postpartum Depression – One Size Doesn’t Fit All
Social Media is a beautiful thing but man, oh. man can it make me feel like a shitty mom sometimes! Since WE control what is shared, we can choose to portray whatever image we want. On Facebook, I have a perfect marriage, genius kid, booming businesses, and rarely have a rough day. I'm not intentionally … Continue reading Pinterest Fail
I'm definitely late but I wanted to document Colt's 10 months of life! He is definitely looking like a little boy lately. He still has his baby fat, chubby cheeks and jack-o-lantern grin but I can visualize him as a toddler every once and a while. He's a very solemn little boy. He rarely coos, "talks", … Continue reading 10 Months Old!