It was 9:00 pm, and there I stood – in the doorway to my 16 month old’s bedroom, staring at her innocent, unknowing face. Her tiny butt stuck straight in the air, knees tucked up under her chest, her pacifier (named “Gus”) hung from perfectly rosy, parted lips. Her chubby hands hugged tight to her favoriteContinue reading “A Mother’s Limitless Love”
This inner-monologue is every mom, ever. Inspired by true events…
“This will get worse before it gets better, but she will most likely be able to fight it at home.”… and I hung on those words like her life depended on them.
I get restless staying in the same place for too long. I need to explore, eat great food, hear new languages & lounge on exotic beaches. I need to travel. We made a conscience decision to have kids before pets because, well, when was the last time you saw a “no babies, please” sign inContinue reading “Your Body on a Cross-Country Flight – WITH KIDS”
Sometimes, after it rains, the smell of the air transports me to a sweet, sticky summer night in the Midwest. I can almost taste the smoldering of a charcoal grill, and feel freshly cut grass under my bare feet. I close my eyes and still see fireflies dancing, and a deck full of faces thatContinue reading “Stop Telling Me to Enjoy This Stage”