I Already Know This is Wrong, Mommy…

I Already Know This is Wrong, Mommy…

Am I alone to feel as if my 22 lb. baby boy has the strength of an ox at times? It seems that when I need him to mold his body to his car seat, lay still so we can fall asleep when we’re in the bed together, or simply allow me to change his dia ...
Impossible? More Like… Normal.

Impossible? More Like… Normal.

More often than not, we view situations as “impossible,” despite having not experienced them personally. I am not sure how I would handle being unemployed, disabled, or the parent of a chronically ill child- just to name a few. But there ...
Ho, Ho, Ugh!

Ho, Ho, Ugh!

It’s that time of year again””the most joyful, but for many (especially Moms), also the most stressful. If non-stop gift shopping, party hopping, treat baking and tree trimming has you all tuckered out, take some time to unwind with these ...
Haunted baby monitors

Haunted baby monitors

I swear I’m not psychotic, and I don’t use any hallucinogenic drugs. But at night”¦I hear things. Mainly, I hear my 2-year-old crying, when he’s actually being perfectly silent. I’d say the baby monitor is haunted, but I ...
Hands Off!

Hands Off!

Pregnancy is like a magnet for strangers. For some reason, the sight of your pregnant belly makes people want to touch you, talk about your body, ask inappropriate questions and share unsolicited stories and advice. (No, I really DON’T want to ...
Hey, What Can I Say?

Hey, What Can I Say?

I was all proud of myself for creating the best summer camp ever for our 2-year-old twins, Dakota and Montana, on the deck off my home office where I could watch them with joy and also get a few things done (I am wicked paranoid about kids and water ...
No Room for Relaxation

No Room for Relaxation

After giving birth to Jacob, I noticed my nails were getting brittle and unsightly. And since I don’t have a spare minute to cut, file and paint them, I decided to get my nails done at a salon. I thought it would be relaxing. ...