Tag: Motherhood

Should I have named my babies?

Should I have named my babies?
I’ve been under the weather lately and took a day and a half off of work to rest. While laying in bed watching television, I came across the movie Heaven Is For Real. The movie is based on the best selling novel by Todd Burpo. It is the true story of a 4 year old... Read more »

I'm still kinda pissed my epidural failed

I'm still kinda pissed my epidural failed
It’s been almost 3 years since my son was born and I’m still sore. Not literally. Figuratively. You see, every time I hear about a friend or a friend’s wife having this amazing delivery experience I get a little bent out of shape. Jealous more like it. Because my 29 hours of labor was freaking... Read more »

So, who's the ass that thought children's shopping carts were a good idea?

So, who's the ass that thought children's shopping carts were a good idea?
I’m going to just say this. Whoever decided that miniature children’s shopping carts and children’s shopping carts disguised as race cars were a fucking great idea needs a punch in the mouth. They clearly did not have the best interest of the children nor the parents in mind. Especially the parents. What ever do you... Read more »
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I'm a good mom but I'm so freaking tired

I'm a good mom but I'm so freaking tired
I’m so tired. I mean really freaking tired. Exhausted. I haven’t slept since November of 2011. You know, when I got pregnant. For me, someone that loves sleep, that’s a really long time. Just ask my mom. When asked by my high school guidance counselor what my favorite hobby was, I told him sleep. True... Read more »

Showing compassion to those with Postpartum Depression

Showing compassion to those with Postpartum Depression
My fiancé and I were having a discussion yesterday in regards to our foster child wishes. Age, race, sex, etc. of what our child might be. We started talking about babies. Infants to be exact. And he said no. No. Infants. When asked why. He gently reminded me of my Postpartum Depression (PPD) era. How... Read more »

Relationships are for the dogs

Relationships are for the dogs
I used to be a different person. Relationships do that to a person. They change you. Most times for the better. Sometimes for the worse. I was consumed with my last relationship. I didn’t know where I began and it ended. We were one. We spent way too much time together. It was unhealthy. So... Read more »
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20 Things Moms REALLY Want for Christmas

20 Things Moms REALLY Want for Christmas
It’s that time of year again. Time to get a list together for your significant other and children of things you wish to find under the tree on Christmas morning. Things you pull out of your ass every year because there isn’t anything materialistic that your really want or need. You need other things. Want... Read more »

5 holidays for the stressed out mom

5 holidays for the stressed out mom
With the holiday season in full force it got me thinking of useful holidays that would ease some stress in our every day lives. Holidays for the stressed out mom. Here are 5 holidays that need to show up on the 2015 calendar: 1) National Bring a Bottle of Wine to Work Day: Not a... Read more »

10 bad habits of mothers

10 bad habits of mothers
We all have them at some point in our journey as mothers. Whether you start very early in your journey, down the road as your children grow, or through the end of time, they are inevitable. Bad habits. Here are 10 bad habits we all have as moms: 1) Worrying: From the time the pregnancy... Read more »
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This mom shaming crap needs to stop

This mom shaming crap needs to stop
I’m not quiet when it comes to the mommy wars. I find moms judging other moms pretty much bullshit. Not a single one of us was handed a playbook in the hospital that mapped out the perfect child or the perfect road to parenting. We are all doing the best that we can. Being a... Read more »