Once I became a mom, I discovered that my brain never shuts itself off. Thoughts, to do lists, guilt, worry, happiness, fear, sadness, endless joy, check lists, all consume my head from the moment I wake up to the moment sleep comes. Sometimes it is all too difficult to let go of the days emotions and thoughts, the days many perfect imperfections. Before I had kids, I never dreamed I could feel so many emotions, think so many thoughts, and do it all at the same time. READ MORE
This is how phone calls happen in my house now. READ MORE
I’m not terribly proud to admit it, but I’m afraid of a lot of things.
First, there are sharks. I am the crazy person in the swimming pool who motivates herself to swim faster because I imagine that sharks have somehow gotten into the pool (through the drain—duh) and are nipping at my feet. READ MORE
I am a plus-size pregnant momma-to-be having a plus-size pregnancy. I’m not necessarily proud of that fact. I wish I had started off thinner and had never gained the weight I did in the first place; however, it is a fact of my life, for now at least. READ MORE