You Don’t Fit Your Children Around Your Life, You Fit Your Life Around Your Children

It isn’t about convenience or inconvenience. We gave up the concept of that when we made the choice to have children.We are firm believers in changing your life when you have children. You don’t fit your children around your life. You fit your life around your children.

To My First Born, My Favorite Little Fella

To my first born, my favorite little fella. My curly headed, brown-eyed, energetic, sweet, loving, hilarious little boy. I am so sorry. I’m sorry that I’m not the mommy I could be, nor the mommy I should be. I’m sorry we haven’t played like we used to. I’m sorry I hurt all the time. I’m […]

Fly High Owver!… but Hold My Hand.

You know what was fun today? Oliver wanting to wear his Batman cape with his firetruck pjs and Spider-Man shoes. Oliver, er… I mean, “soo-reeul Owver,” (sounds like cereal, but is meant to be superhero) which is what he wants to be called lately, was so thrilled when he noticed the wind blowing his cape. […]

Just Because It Jiggles Doesn’t Mean It’s A Boob

I’ve posted before about my securities and insecurities regarding my body and weight. While I continue to struggle (and succeed!) at accomplishing the goals I set for myself, I’m never able to forget the hilarity that comes with having a “mom body,” as I’ve taken to calling it over the years. As with any mother […]

Frustration Leads To Loving You More

Being on the move is one thing. It’s exciting. Thrilling! Every inch toward a piece of his own independence is milestone worthy, and we have dozens of pictures, even though he’s never gone very far at all. Well, unless he’s in his walker. That’s a completely different story. With his arms held high, as if […]

I Hope I Remember This When You’re Bigger

I just read a post from one of my favorite blogs (http://www.beyondmoi.com/an-open-letter-to-anyone-that-has-waited-for-my-family-when-we-were-late/¬†because I don’t know how to do funky link stuff) in which they¬†wrote an open letter apologizing to those they’ve kept waiting as a result of their family running behind. In the post was all sorts of reasons why a family would be running […]