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Mom Self Care 101

Alright, so postpartum recovery is long. I’m not talking about the actual battle scars on your body from the day. You may have healed quickly physically, but it’s a long road back to your most sane self. Emotionally you are both high and low. I find it particularly challenging how one moment you are basking […]

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Nobody with Small Children Should be Allowed to get Divorced
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Nobody with Small Children Should be Allowed to get Divorced

Nobody with Small Children Should be Allowed to get Divorced The great stress of having small humans on a relationship comes with the territory. Nobody with small children should be allowed to get divorced. Nope, you need to band together and forge straight on through. Because it’s tough even for the best couples. Both parties […]

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Real Mom Truths for Every day Conversations

Conversations and cultural norms are what make us civilized right? Okay sure. Let’s go with that.   People are always saying, “How’s it going?” and I smile and say, “It goes!” or “Good, how are you?” You get it. Pleasantries. Normal adult stuff. I’ve been having such a crap week but nothing earth shattering. You […]

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Death of a Pacifier

  Blankets? No thanks. Stuffed animals? Love ya, but can do without ya. My boys only hold loyalty to one object and that is the pacifier. Affectionately named “B” in our household.   Good for watching Mom cook dinner, a nice stroll, or bedtime.     Then when it came time to let our little […]

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Preparing Your Dog for New Baby

Everyone’s world gets turned upside down when a new baby is brought home. Now, it’s important as a new Mom to not forget our other creatures that we love so much. More specifically, our dog pals. The most successful way to transition our furry friends to having a baby in the house is to start prepping during pregnancy. Think […]

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Year in Review: A Smudgy Tale

“The second baby happens faster. The second time is faster.” I repeated over and over to myself as I power walked around my yard. I knew you were coming. The hot August sun caused me to sweat in places I had never known were possible. My thighs rubbed together. If you think you can’t get […]

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I’m a New Mom, Worry be thy name.

I worry about my kids. As do you. Because with great love always comes great pain. Fact. Totally worth it. Still a fact. Kids fall down. Kids get sick. Mom worry is real and it hurts. This girl didn’t care about much: Wait, that’s not true. She had a ton of first world white girls […]

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Diary of a Binky Addict

  My first spawn was what you would classify as an “easy” baby. I use those quotes because all babies require a lot of care. I was fortunate that he was a good sleeper and was generally pretty content. (All you Mom’s out there booo-ing me for stating that my baby was easy, please relax. […]

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