Tag: mom

I'm a Little Unsteady

Hello, dear readers. It’s been awhile, I know. I’m still here. I’m exhausted and typically close to a meltdown most of the time, but even people who live next to volcanoes have days where the wind shifts and they relax a little, right? Is that not a real saying? Who knows what I’m saying anymore?... Read more »

Happy Mothers' Day: Especially to Those in the Trenches!

Happy Mothers' Day: Especially to Those in the Trenches!
Happy Mothers’ Day! This will be brief because I have a napping 22-month-old in his bed and a sleeping 10-week-old strapped to my chest and Lord knows how long those things will last! I just wanted to say Happy Mothers’ Day to all the moms out there, and a special shout out to those currently... Read more »

There's Magic in Cooking

There's Magic in Cooking
There’s magic in cooking. I didn’t understand that until a few years ago. A recipe, followed precisely the way you were told to follow it, brings back a taste you’ve enjoyed before. The magic of this is when you follow the recipe and taste something that someone who is now gone used to make. It’s... Read more »
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Mysteries of the Park

Mysteries of the Park
I, like many other parents, enjoy taking my little one down to the park when the weather is nice. What awaits us there, however, has become a puzzle for me. Allow me to explain. Our neighborhood is made up of primarily Polish residents, with a few Mexican households rounding out the rest of the homes... Read more »

Mother's Day: The Advice Special

Mother's Day: The Advice Special
This is my first Mother’s Day with a baby on the outside. Last year we celebrated “Almost a Mother’s Day,” which was adorable and I was beaming all day despite my swollen ankles and enormous belly. To be honest, I’m still in shock that this day has finally come. Mother’s Day growing up meant several... Read more »

Bonus Post: "I Left the House!" The Cat's Meow

Bonus Post: "I Left the House!" The Cat's Meow
It’s Mother’s Day weekend! Woohoo! To kick off the festivities, I scheduled myself the first manicure-pedicure I’ve had since last May before the baby was born! I had a gift card from my sweet friend, Melanie, that I’ve been aching to use, so here was a great opportunity! My friend, Lisa, agreed to come along... Read more »
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