pregnancy and parenthood

Motherhood cannot be mastered; love and respect can

I have been blogging about motherhood far less these days. I'm knee-deep in navigating toddlerhood as well as still adjusting to parenting two under three. Add to that another cross-country move in two weeks. You could say life has been busy. As I dust off the keyboard and gather my thoughts while sitting on a moving… Continue reading Motherhood cannot be mastered; love and respect can

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pregnancy and parenthood

The not-so-terrible two

My first born is turning two, which means I am entering the chapter of motherhood that has been pre-determined as terrible, albeit light-heartedly, I think?  As the weeks draw near to this adorable and exciting birthday, I can feel his baby-ness melting away. His rolls have vanished with the only trace of baby fat left… Continue reading The not-so-terrible two

pregnancy and parenthood

The thing that drives me crazy, and also makes it all worthwhile

You know what drives me crazy these days? When people can't take a joke. In parenthood, this happens all the time. There was a viral post that a wife left for her husband who was tasked with watching their kids all weekend. It was filled with the most fantastic dose of sarcasm I've read in… Continue reading The thing that drives me crazy, and also makes it all worthwhile

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You know you’ve started toddlerhood when…

The books will define toddlerhood as a phase that starts at 12 months, but so long as mine has his squishy cheeks he'll always be my baby. That said, there are hilarious differences as we navigate year two – the first year of this thing called toddlerhood. You know you have a toddler when:  Instead… Continue reading You know you’ve started toddlerhood when…