I fell into the abyss of Instagram on one tragic night and I came across an illustration that made me feel so visible. Continue reading “There is a Word for It: Revenge Bedtime Procrastination”
It is a Saturday morning and my girls are still with their dad. My back hurts, my neck hurts, pretty much every inch of my body hurts. There are groceries Continue reading “3 Most Valuable Lessons My Children and I Have Learned from My Chronic Illness”
I found out I was pregnant a few days before a trip to St.Lucia. I hadn’t been back to my home country in over ten years and I was excited to once again stand on the land that I once called home. It took three positive tests for me to believe that it was real. What an amazing send off!Continue reading “Don’t Take an Easy Pregnancy for Granted”
It was Saturday. I was cranky and every inch of my body ached. She knocked on my door and said “Mom, come see this.” I wasn’t too excited to get up from resting my aching muscles, but I did.
She walked me to the kitchen. She said, “Today is Mom Day, look.” She pointed to the calendar white board where she wrote in with a dry eraser “Mom Day.” Bless her heart for having the sense to use the right marker. It was the cutest thing ever.
Liv also handed me a card that she made for me. She is always so thoughtful that sometimes I can’t help but hold and squeeze her. Saturday was declared my day off by Liv and I was sent away to rest on my bed. She insisted.
How did I birth such an amazing human? I know, but I don’t want to toot my own horn.
What are some of the sweetest things that your child/children have done for you?
Earlier this year, I was required to do an impostor syndrome test and I scored extremely high, which isn’t a good thing. I’ve been aware of these feelings, but the magnitude of it shocked me. Continue reading “Motherhood Impostor Syndrome and Overcoming It”
In all my efforts to have my daughter dressed in neutral colored clothing—because I loathe pink— Continue reading “Late Night Thoughts in Quarantine: Parenting Edition”
We had the first real snow day today, and the girls were so excited. They’ve been asking about snow since fall started and they couldn’t be any happier.
Severe back pain couldn’t stop me, because there was no way we would be indoors with that powdery blanket of snow just calling us.
We have the perfect hill to sled down and so they did. It turned out to be a fantastic afternoon and I am hoping to have more snow days like this.
Hot cocoa anyone?!
What are you favorite things to do on snowy days?