Archive for July 2013

When Bad Things Happen To Good People

When Bad Things Happen To Good People
First, let me start off by apologizing. This post isn’t funny or witty. It’s down right depressing. I’m about to lay down a pretty mean ass vent. Here it goes… This world sucks. It is full of mean people, ugly cancers, and silent diseases and I’m tired of it taking people way too young!!! From... Read more »

Get Your Grill On with Johnsonville

Get Your Grill On with Johnsonville
Boy! This summer sure has flown by! With just under a month left until the kiddies head back to school (raise your hand if you’re just a tad bit happy) and grilling season coming to an end, what better way to end it with a tasty treat from Johnsonville. Ask anyone who knows me. My... Read more »

The Newbies Guide to BlogHer13

The Newbies Guide to BlogHer13
I’m honest. I don’t know what the hell I was thinking signing up for BlogHer13. I was just a newborn, 2 months old, when I decided to break out the big guns and $400 to attend the biggest blogging convention in the United States. I mean really. That was silly. Who the eff am I?... Read more »
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Three Keys to a Successful First Birthday

Outfit by Sprinkles of Love
My little man turned the big O-N-E a couple of weeks ago. Of course, being our first born, we had to do all the new fad things you can find these days on that satanic website. You know, Pinterest. Well, actually I had to do them. Daddy Mayhem just goes along with it. He still... Read more »

My Bifanual Son

My Bifanual Son
Bifanual:bi-fan-u-al (adjective) 1) a word used to describe a person or persons who cheers for both baseball teams of the city in which they reside. I was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. My father is a Chicago White Sox fan. We were raised Sox fans. My grandmother (my father’s mother) was... Read more »

Postpartum Depression After One Year

Postpartum Depression After One Year
I started this blog a few months after my son was born. I was going through a really hard time mentally and needed an avenue to vent, clear my head, and say things I was thinking but people might find inappropriate if verbalized. I wanted to reach out to my peers, other moms who may... Read more »
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10 Things I Learned My First Year As a New Mom

10 Things I Learned My First Year As a New Mom
Motherhood is a life changing experience. No amount of reading or words of wisdom can prepare you for the ups and downs of parenthood. Everything is trial and error. You learn quickly your child’s habits, likes, and dislikes. You develop a routine and try and follow it the best you can. You and your child... Read more »

Surviving The First Year of Parenthood

Surviving The First Year of Parenthood
A year ago today my son was born. It is truly amazing how quickly this year has gone by. During pregnancy, then birth, and those long first six months, you never believe you will get to this point. But once it’s here, you can’t believe your baby is turning one years old. Where did the... Read more »