Goddamnit all, I’ve done it again. *leafs through blog entries in Posts folder* Ah, yes. Early March was the last time I blogged. Early…frickin’…March. *sigh* *more sighing* *dramatic sighs* Well “sigh” doesn’t even look like a real word anymore… Okay, sorry, hello. No, I haven’t died and yes, I am still blogging. I mean, I haven’t been. But… Continue reading *headdesk*
Sometime during the fall of last year, I read something that really upset me. I was in the middle of some struggle—teething, or bad anxiety, or feeling like I’d messed something up or something wasn’t going right, just…something. As I often do in times of high emotion, I opened a new post screen and wrote out a… Continue reading Rainbows & Unicorns: We Are Not Superheroes…
Back in December, I had a moment of panic. By moment, I mean a month…and by panic, I mean a swirling pit of denial and anxiety and fear. I wrote a post about my cousin needing to step down as my nanny and having to turn to daycare for my son before he was a… Continue reading Lucky: A Post on Childcare
(This is the second half of my post about Joey’s first Christmas. It ran a little long, so I broke it up into two separate posts. Read the first part here! Again, apologies for length. And for the abundance of photos. Also, sorry for the lateness. This was supposed to be done a week ago. But… Continue reading Although It’s Been Said, Many Times, Many Ways…
My mother stayed at home with me and my brother as much as she could while we were young children. She was a SAHM until I turned two, and then my brother was born. My cousin was born in the years between us and she started babysitting him, too. When I started preschool at the age of… Continue reading This Isn’t How I Pictured It
For the month of November, I did (another) photo challenge on Instagram. [To check out the challenge I did in September for #snapshotsforsanity, go here! Also, for anyone who read that post immediately after I published it, you’ll realize something: the photos below are the same that were in the other post. I posted the… Continue reading #ThankfulFor 30-Day Challenge
A “Baby’s 1st Halloween” Dream I come up with the most original, most creative, most fun, most cool three-person costume set of all time. I put tons of thought into how, and what. I craft things. I collect things. I put together costumes for me, for my husband, for my infant son. My creations are… Continue reading Happy 1st Halloween!