Before your first child is born, you think you understand parenthood. You are sure you’re prepared.Â You have strong opinions and all the answers. Then the baby comes, and you realize that youÂ didn’t even know how much you didn’t know.Â You realize that you were clueless and completely unprepared for the reality of parenting. You understand that […]
I have been overwhelmed by my life lately. I’m not sure if it’s PPD lingering or if it’s overcommitment or a combination, but I am struggling with my new role as a full-time work-at-home-mom of two. Struggling is the tip of the iceberg, to tell you the truth. I feel like a fraud. I have […]
Another Five Minute Friday. This time, the theme is When I Look in the Mirror. When I look in the mirror, I see a happy girl. I look the same as when I was 25. Same dark curly hair highlighted with strands of white. Same big smile. Same round cheeks. Same double chin. Same singular […]
I had to make an idle threat this morning. Most mornings, Grace throws a fit and says that she doesn’t want to go to school. Most days, there are tears. I think it may be a show on my behalf, but I can’t be sure. She really wants to stay home. With me. I get […]
Grace loves her dry erase activity book.