Last year’s birthday couldn’t be more different than this year’s. Sean was deployed, though due to come home soon. After 7 months apart I was fully adjusted to doing my thing. I was rocking the job of my dreams, surrounded by dear friends-turned-family, with plenty of spare time to pursue my own passions. Everything was on my terms – keyword: my. Continue reading “My birthday will never be the same”
By far the most popular question throughout my pregnancy has been “What are you craving?” Continue reading “My top pregnancy cravings, weird and wonderful”
I never imagined that shopping for our little one would be such a learning curve. Continue reading “Modern guide to baby shit”
Blogging through the unexpected while I am expecting has helped me see how much I’ve grown. I have gained confidence that was lacking in my early days of pregnancy, when I was fixated on all the scary new changes, stressing over the what ifs, struggling to find my intuition. Continue reading “8 things about pregnancy I didn’t see coming: part III”
“Good luck,” my sister and I competitively tell each other two hours before the $1.5 billion lottery draw. Third time around is the charm, right? Continue reading “If I don’t win the lottery, I’ll still be rich”
Marriage in your twenties wasn’t always considered “too young,” but that is how people reacted two years ago when they saw the ring on my finger at 24.
I recently read an awesome blog on HuffPost Parents about a proposed New Years Resolution for mommas “to be less offended in 2016.” The blog pokes fun of how parents today can be quick to ward off unsolicited comments as out of line, when most of the time such commentary is well-intended. Continue reading “Are today’s mothers too sensitive?”