Kent. My darling chunk of a babe. You are ONE. Wow, did that year fly by! Gee wiz. I blinked and you are one! No. Lies. Big fat lie. Laughable, actually. It didn't fly by. Not for me. Not for my husband. Not for Kent (just assuming) and not for my mom who I would call … Continue reading Kent turns ONE
"Ready for number two yet?" asks an innocent, smiley employee at the local grocery store (and 100 other random people). http://www.wititudes.com/wp-content/uploads/420x294xtheres-nothing-quite-as-painful-as-suppressing-much-needed-eye-roll-ecard.jpg.pagespeed.ic.Kvr2rv9keQ.jpg My eyes don't physically roll back as far as I want them to when I hear questions like this. Not because the idea of another child is so absurd or the question itself is … Continue reading “ready for number two yet?” hashtag wink wink
Ok, so this post is going to leave you thinking "she really needs a therapist." I'm just warning you now. I'm already worried about Kent's first birthday. There, I said it. Not worried like, omg what is his theme going to be? What is he going to wear? Both valid concerns. And worried probably isn't the … Continue reading Do I Need Another Baby… or A Therapist?
So I hate to remind you but it's inauguration day. Kill me. As a distraction I'm writing on all things good in my life recently. Not included, my baby has learned to hold hard objects in his hands and bang them together repeatedly to make a deafening, brain numbing sound. Perf. In case you missed … Continue reading Vacation Recap
From the moment I stepped foot in the hospital the night Kent was born my life has been pure chaos. At least it seems like it to me. Being the ADHD, flight of ideas, scatter brained person that I am I've learned to appreciate and strive for routine. Routine makes me feel in control. I … Continue reading There’s Beauty in the Chaos
Kent is 6 months. What the... what? This shit is bananas. The first 3 5 months I was praying time would speed up because #Colic #TerribleSleeper #RefuseToSmile And now, PLEASE STOP THE TIME. I sounds like one of those new mom's that an hour after they get home from the hospital they're like "I've never been … Continue reading Kent 6 Months Update + Family Photos
It's 8:30 pm and I'm sitting in the nursery rocking my baby to sleep.. Actually he's been asleep for 10 minutes. And I can't bring myself to put him down. I'm just staring at him. I can't take my eyes off of his round, perfect little face. How did this happen? I wonder. My mind begins … Continue reading How Did This Happen? A Reflection on Infertility, a Scary Delivery, and a Beautiful Baby
The monitor starts blowing up with high pitched screams. Your stomach sinks because you're not sure if you've slept 20 minutes or 4 hours. You look over and the clock says 3am. Yes! 3 solid hours! You spring up out of bed to feed your starving baby. You enter the room and your baby looks at … Continue reading 22 #RandomAF Things You Think During The 3am Feed
It's been nearly 8 weeks since I dropped baby Kent off at daycare for the first time. At that time in my motherhood life I was looking forward to dropping him off and going to work WHAT!?! Read about it here. How dare I, you wonder? How could I drive away from the daycare parking lot without a … Continue reading All My Working Momma’s Put Yo Hands Up!
Yesterday I asked my Instagram followers to share anything in particular they'd like me to write about in today's post. I had some really fun suggestions that I'll touch on today. My personal suggestion was to write about all my problems and you could be my therapist. Doesn't that sound fun... No? As many of … Continue reading A Day In The Life