How to be a happy mama

When did my Facebook feed become overtaken with articles with titles like this? Stop. Just stop. If it creates guilt … let’s just stop clicking on those articles, okay? (I’m talking to myself here.) Then, what happens? Without the steady diet of...

November 10, 2016

You guys. Last week I declared it: sleep week. I was going to be in bed by 9:00 PM each night to catch up on all the zzzzzzzzs I’d missed recently. Did that happen? Yes, once. And I was all like: woah … I am well-rested. The other nights? The last month?...

We.

According to the Notes app in my iPhone, I wrote this on January 29, 2015. At the time, my first baby would have been about three months old. She was coming out of what the doctors and pediatricians call the challenging “fourth trimester”. After having two...

What I learned in August

What I learned it August Sometimes when I write this post, I’m all “I baked this and we learned how to do that and in the garden we did this.” Today, I’m feeling a bit more reflective. It’s because summer is winding down and I can’t help but consider...

June 21, 2016

If anything, I am a journal-er. I’ve been keeping a consistent one since I was in middle school. Today, I’ll just keep it here on the blog instead of in the brown, leather notebook my dad gave me for Christmas. Today was a great day. My youngest sister...