So, I want a new bag. More specifically I would like a tan colored bag that I can wear; lately I have really been wanting to be hands free. After a little shopping around, I think I've found something I like. Now the problem is, how do I get it? I don't know how things run around your parts, but if I come home with a purchase over twenty dollars - I usually have some … [Read more...] about Want, Want, Want! Why I’m Taking a Cue From My Toddler
I think we all know a girl or two that got pregnant for the wrong reasons. Women who thought a baby would help re-connect them with their partner, “bring them closer together” and kak like that. I always thought that notion sounded a bit off-side, but it wasn't until I had a relationship wrecker of my own (child) that I fully understood the magnitude of having a baby, and … [Read more...] about Why Babies are the Worst Band-Aids
Well, it finally happened. My six-year-old, Jax, has reached an age where he recognizes nonsense; mainly he is getting too old for my sister’s bs. This past weekend, she was doing her passive-aggressive bribery tactic while the kids ate dinner and Jax totally called her on it. Now, as his mother I am at a crossroads. I can't have him being rude to adults (even … [Read more...] about Ending Elf Abuse
I like to think I have some self-awareness. I know when I am about to say something childish to my husband (which does not mean I will refrain, it just means that I know what I am saying is ridiculous). I try to review my behavior when I think it was a bit questionable and I am willing to admit when I am wrong (it never happens, so I’m really lucky). That said, I’m … [Read more...] about Who Needs a Cup of Self-Awareness Tea?
We all start our "careers" in motherhood one way or another. Some prepare, plan, read lots of books and think they are going to have it all mapped out and controlled. Ha, you kids kill me. Others fall into it accidently because they are stupid or irresponsible, like me. The point is, regardless of how you came to be a mom; your life has changed-FO'EVA. Not in … [Read more...] about Ditching the “Momsie” Look and Getting Your Swagger Back