So I’ll try. I will continue to try. This isn’t the kind of try that I have been trying these past 5.5 years. This kind of try requires a whole new level of strength, humility, effort, and energy. It’s something new. So I have to try. Continue reading Sometimes I can’t…Sometimes I can
I know this topic is talked about constantly in the parenting world, but truly it is so vital to never stop talking about it. Recently I re-stumbled upon a mom’s experience about losing her son in a car accident because he could escape his carseat like crazy. No matter what style she strapped him in or carseat he used. Then this all happened. Tragedy. It’s … Continue reading Car Seats: For Their Safety
I saw this question/status posted on a friends timeline the other day. It wasn’t my first time reading it. But reading it again just gave me a huge reminder of where I have been on my journey as a Stay at Home Mom (SAHM). Becoming a SAHM… I became a SAHM when I lost my nanny. No, she didn’t pass away, but our arrangement came … Continue reading My Life As a Stay at Home Mom
So pretty much my two kids are the sweetest kids on the planet-naturally. My 7.5 yr old daughter (Izzy) she is well mannered, and extremely sensitive to others feelings. She’s very quiet, a great reader, but the slowest person on the planet. My 2.5 yr old son (Michael) is my wild child. Sweetheart for sure, but holy moly the kids runs, yells, and does everything … Continue reading Things my kids cry for during the worst times for no reason at all.
I can’t tell you how many times I hear my mom friends ask if they can bring me coffee right before we are about to get together and hang out. Or how many times coffee is mentioned in our stories when sharing about our day. Honestly, I hate coffee. I live in Seattle but I don’t drink a sip of it. Tried it a few … Continue reading Wake Up and Smell the Coffee…
I won’t lie, this has become my daily mantra. If I don’t tell myself this, it’s incredibly hard to get out of bed and actually feel like a human being with a purpose. I can’t tell if I’m chained to my bed because of sleep deprivation (thank you wonderful son who refuses to stay in his bed), or if it’s the depression that tends to … Continue reading Wake up and shake it all off. Today is a new day.
Yesterday as I went to the checkout counter at Subway, I saw a sign propped up next to the till, asking for donations for the #StrongAgainstCancer campaign. If you don’t know what that is, it’s a donation campaign to raise funds for children’s hospital for children fighting cancer. I teared up right there on the spot. I thought of Logan. I then saw my wrist … Continue reading Tomorrow Is a New Day
Silence is the worst sound one can hear, especially after they confided in someone to help them be a voice. Continue reading Breaking the Silence
*I just downed a full glass of red wine, and I haven’t done that in a while. Forgive me if at some point I don’t make sense, but I really need to write this out. So here I go… Dear Logan’s Mom, I have been following Logan’s story through your updates. I see you suffering. And I want to tell you that you are not … Continue reading Logan’s Mom
Being a mom is one tough job. Like, unbelievably tough. I hate this job. Don’t get me wrong though, I absolutely LOVE my kids, and I don’t love them any less because I hate being a mom. It’s just a weird effect from actually becoming a loving parent. But seriously, that being said, I really fucking hate being a mom. Here’s why. It requires an … Continue reading Why I really hate being a mom…