The blame game

The blame game

It’s 5:30 pm and I’ve just arrived at daycare.  The little man is...

How about just being honest?

How about just being honest?

I can only describe my first year as a Mother as feeling like I was slowly...

My growing pains

My growing pains

I remember this defining moment when J was about 4 weeks old. It was late...

Enjoy EVERY moment?

Enjoy EVERY moment?

I’m having one of those moments.  You know the ones.  The moments that...

So glad I’m here

So glad I’m here

Ruby is four months old. She is so sweet, cooing and gurgling at me through...

It matters

It matters

The other day, I met a nice lady at the park and spent 10 minutes chatting...

Paging June Cleaver…

Paging June Cleaver…

Though staying home with my kids is something I never, ever thought I would...

Why you don’t have to give tha...

Why you don’t have to give that up

For most of my life, I thought you had to sacrifice everything when you had...

Newborns: the magic, the misery

Newborns: the magic, the misery

Now that Quinn is well into toddlerhood, and the burgeoning bump of my second...

Ace of one…

Ace of one…

My whole life, I’ve felt like I was obtaining random skills and taking...

If I earned a salary as a stay at ho...

If I earned a salary as a stay at home Mom

The realization hit me the other day. What if I were paid to be a stay at...

Zen mama

Zen mama

I am not just a control freak, I am an I-need-to...