My 30 Day Writing Challenge fizzled out after 12 days. I thought I could write for 30 consecutive days, on a different topic every day. And I failed. What happened? My maternity leave was ending and life simply got in the way. Actually, that's really a cop out. I just stopped prioritizing writing. So, what … Continue reading I’m Going to Write a Book!
It's not healthy, and it's not realistic, but I constantly worry that my kids will end up really hurt, or worse. That some freak accident will happen and my kids will be gone forever. I like to think that I'm a good mom. I'm capable of keeping my children fed, healthy, happy and safe. But … Continue reading What Keeps Me Up At Night
Have you all watched the Ali Wong Comedy Special on Netflix "Hard Knock Wife"? In it, she jokes about how she'd only employ an elderly nanny. She was feeling less than glamorous (read: sleep deprived, gross, bitchy) as a new mom and felt having a young, beautiful nanny living in the house (who does everything asked of … Continue reading My Husband, the Postpartum Hero
Miscarriage is not something that was supposed to happen to me. I don't mean that I have some magical uterus or perfect eggs that prevent miscarriage. It was always just this far away, intangible concept. I knew it happened. I just never thought it was something that would happen to me. My daughter was just … Continue reading My Darkest Teacher: I Had a Miscarriage
This is Day 1 of my 30 Day Writing Challenge. Feel free to join me by writing about a lesson you learned the hard way. Post a link in the comments below and I'll be sure to read and comment. You've probably heard the saying a million times: Everyone is a perfect parent until … Continue reading A Lesson Learned the Hard Way