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My Next Thirty Years: Living the Life I Deserve

My Next Thirty Years: Living the Life I Deserve

Entering my twenties was never something I gave much thought to, but it was the craziest ten years I could have ever imagined. Getting pregnant two months later was not what I planned on and it went about as well as anyone could have predicted. An abusive relationship, dropping out of college, failed attempts at […]

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How a Bystander Can Help a Hot Mess Mom

I have gone ahead and purchased an annual pass to the Hot Mess Express. I know that I am an absolute hot mess and I own it. Under “Hot Mess” in the dictionary (or Urban Dictionary) you may find a photo of me. I am looking with half-open, sleep deprived eyes. My hair is pulled […]

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Be Selfish and Make Yourself a Priority

Be Selfish and Make Yourself a Priority

Let’s face it, “me time” is a commodity we hardly get to enjoy. The rare free time we have is usually spent taking care of the pile of laundry we keep ignoring, running to the store because your kid will throw a fit if the milk runs out again, or just catching our breath. There’s always […]

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What I Wish I Would Have Known as a First Time Mom

What I Wish I Would Have Known as a First Time Mom

So you’re expecting your first child. Have you read more parenting books, blogs, and pamphlets than your eyeballs can take? Do you feel like you’ve spent the majority of your pregnancy on Google asking about birth plans, vaccines, diapering, feeding, baby products, etc.? Has everyone given you advice, even when you don’t ask for it? […]

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Rehoming Our Family Pet

Two days ago, my husband and I did something we swore up and down we would never do. No, I am not talking about a cliché pre-parenting thing such as let our kids watch TV or eat sweets. We rehomed one of our beloved dogs. It was a gut-wrenching decision that we went back and […]

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