Depression has never been a thing in my family. It's always just been a "sadness" that you needed to get over by pulling yourself up by the bootstraps. From an outsider's perspective I had no reason to feel the way I did. I had a good life. Everything I needed, most things I wanted. It… Continue reading I’m A Mom With Depression: My Weapon for Coping
It's hard to find your mom groove, sometimes. There's so much judgement around how you choose to parent your children. If I'm being totally honest, I thought I'd be much different as a mom than I am turning out to be. I'm not as overbearing, over protective, or overly cautious. I'm huge on trial and error,… Continue reading Part Of My Mom Philosophy
Yes. That MF stands for an expletive. A dirty word. A curse word. Moms curse, too! And there's just no other way to convey the frustration of the situation, because I thought it was so random and unbelievable. But I mean...leave it to me to contract a childhood disease, right? Anyway, here's the story about… Continue reading Hand, Foot, and MF Mouth Disease.
You always hear the phrase, "It takes a village." And I mean, from a sociological standpoint, I could absolutely agree. There are internal and external influences that all materialize in the person someone grows up to be. So I get it. It does take a village. But I'm talking about the normal day to day activities.… Continue reading I Don’t Need My Husband.
I've been on vacation with my family... Now that I'm back, tanned and freckled, I'm getting back to business! Here's another article I wrote for BabyGaGa.com a couple of weeks ago. Of course, all lists are subjective, but it's good stuff to think about, I reckon! (Also...Listicles are harder than they seem, y'all! lol) The… Continue reading The 15 Most Important Things Pregnant Moms Should Think About
I never thought I'd be one of those people writing list-based articles. Then again, I never thought I'd be writing at all... Looking to expand my writing experience and try something new, I'm trying my hand at being a freelance writer for BabyGaGa. Here's a link to my first article: 25 Beautiful Traditional Irish Names It… Continue reading 25 Beautiful Irish Baby Names?
I have about a handful of people I consider to be friends, and I see them maybe twice year. It's completely understandable. We all work different schedules. We have our own grown up things to attend to. But understanding life's demands doesn't stop me from wanting to be social in some capacity. I want parent… Continue reading Making Friends as an Adult and Parent: Mom Tinder.