Category: Motherhood

My “Work” and “Work-Life” Struggles as a Stay-at-Home-Mom

The other day when I dropped my son off to daycare, the husband of the lady who runs the daycare asked me, “So, did you get a job yet?” I may have mentioned to him […]

Stay-at-Home-Mom Burnout

Ever experienced one of those days when you could barely stand up, your feet ready to melt under the weight of a body getting crushed by its own weight? Shoulders aching with pain like you […]

Hard Choices

“I’ll miss you there, Mommy,” he said, with a sad look in his beautiful eyes and with inverted lips which only accentuated his little puffy cheeks. It broke my heart. Why was I doing this, […]

The Unspeakable, Spoken: Why is this so tough?

I really wish wine did it for me. Isn’t wine supposed to help deal with motherhood, if all those memes are to be believed? Nothing really works for me. I don’t smoke. I don’t really […]

Thoughts during the lifecycle of a sick child

TJ had fever last week. Pretty much all day. It was a fever that started out of nowhere on Thursday evening, lasted all day Friday, give or take a few hours working off of the […]

The Most Dramatic Change I Ever Made

Submitted to an essay competition in September 2016 – This was my first time writing such a personal essay and my first time submitting one to a competition. Of course, I didn’t win but the […]

10 Reasons Why Having Two Kids Makes Me Feel Guilty

(Originally written on February 22, 2017. Some of the specifics have changed in the 3 months that have passed since then but I have kept the same content so I know what it was back […]

Here’s Why I don’t care about Mother’s Day this Year

Is breakfast in bed a typical beginning to your Mother’s Day morning? What about gifts, flowers, candy…the whole shebang? Hmm…

Toddlerhood to Boyhood…The Inevitable Transition

Am I ready for my child’s transition into boyhood when he was just a little toddler not that long ago?

Why I Am Sometimes Envious of Parents with One Kid

I know. I am committing parenting harakiri by speaking the unspoken, writing the unwritten, and by even thinking the unthinkable. Honestly, though, there are times when I have been envious of those with only 1 kid […]

Giving Kids the Space to Fall

As parents of multiple kids know, picking your favorite child is an impossible task. It is just not done. Now you may have a favorite kid in your head but you don’t voice that preference […]

In Case You Missed Them…Top Posts of 2016

Picking one’s favorite post is never an easy task. Thankfully, posts aren’t kids and no post is going to nurse a wounded ego should I not choose it for whatever reason. Then again, living with a […]

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