Kids Love Their Grandma and They Also Love Going to Her House – and That Makes Life Easier Shortly after we got married, my husband and I considered moving away from our home town. Neither of us enjoys Midwest winters, and the idea of heading south to year-round warmth certainly had its appeal. Ultimately, […]
It’s no secret women care about their boobs. We think about the size and shape, we compare them to the lingerie models and the woman sitting next to us on the beach. Some of us are born with boobs that hang lower than we would like. When you throw having kids into the mix, whether […]
Lilly wants to be a princess when she grows up. She’s four years old and 34 pounds of sass, satin and pink glitter. I’m 32 and I own 34 pounds of flannel. She is my brilliant daughter; the walking, talking stereotype of “girly girl.” I am her mummy, frequently her prince and, occasionally, the village idiot. […]
Last night as I was making dinner my daughter asked if we could sit on the front porch and eat. It sounded like the most wonderful idea and after we all fixed our plates and made our way outside I began to think about what life is going to be like after my kiddos leave. […]
Last week I took a plane to a big city I had never been to for a super exciting work trip. When I arrived at my destination, I had hours until I had to do the work thing; if you can call hanging out with other mother writers and getting pampered work. I was talking […]
Listen, I’m thankful. I swear. But that doesn’t stop me from absolutely loathing the day. Are you in the same boat?
How my pregnancy depression lead me down a dark path.
I have single mum friends who travel with their kids all the time. They jet across continents and oceans with nary a blink. I have married mum friends who kiss their husbands goodbye and fly internationally with their small ones in tow, their travel routine down pat.