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.

“You Gainin’ Weight, Kristen.”

Her: “Kristeeeen! My friend!” Me: “Hey! What’s up?” -smiles- Her: “Come here! Let me give you a hug!” I feel reluctant and instantly tense up… We hug. And I know what’s about to come. Her: “You gainin’ weight.” Me: “Yes. Yes I am.” -smiles- Her: “It’s okay, though.” Me: “Yea, well, since you say it’s […]

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 […]

I’m Not Weighing Myself Again

As women, we grow up learning all about pregnancy. We watch the bellies of our moms, aunts, sisters, and friends grow and grow and grow. We see them sick. We see them tired. We see their ankles swell. Pregnancy is a time of massive one-uppers. It shouldn’t be a contest, but it is. Everyone wants […]