To the fellow mom that validated my existence today…

We interacted for about 45 seconds today at the check out stand at Safeway on 85th street in Kirkland. Your willingness to reach out to me while I tried to sooth my sleepy toddler in his stroller, all while trying to check out more items I could carry, you made a deep impact on me- more than you could have ever known. All you said … Continue reading To the fellow mom that validated my existence today…

Getting over my Mommy Shame

Shame: (noun) a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior. Ouch. Just the definition of the word shame carries a lot of weight. Sadly, there is such a phrase as “mommy shame”. Every mom feels it at one point or another. We beat ourselves up over our millionth mistake as a mom. We carry it over from child … Continue reading Getting over my Mommy Shame

Date Slip #47: Snoqualmie Falls

I am super late on writing about this one. Better late than never right? So here you go! For those who live in the Seattle region, you know just how gorgeous Snoqualmie falls is. And now,  I get to join you know it alls. Snoqualmie Falls was absolutely gorgeous! It was a first for me but a refresher for Jason. This date was a little … Continue reading Date Slip #47: Snoqualmie Falls