Letting in the Sunshine

It's been a minute. I blinked and my baby turned one. I gotta say, I am loving him at this age. He's walking and so damn happy. I've been hustling to find a plan to spend more time with my boys. And I'm excited that it may becoming a real possibility. More to come on [...]

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Babies, Boobs, and Mental Health

Babies, Boobs, and Mental Health

My baby isn't so much a baby anymore, and I don't know if I want to jump with joy or curl into a ball and cry. He just turned 11 months and took his first steps the other day. Where has the time gone? And why is he so hell bent on becoming a "toddler" [...]

I hope I remember what it meant to be a mom to young kids

I hope I remember what it meant to be a mom to young kids

I'm raising two boys. I won't have the mother-daughter relationship that so many women wish for, and I'm okay with that. I'm a boy mom through and through, and my life doesn't feel less fulfilled because I don't have a daughter. But there will be some things that just won't resonate with my sons, such [...]

3 things I’ve learned about mothering a baby and a toddler

Welcoming our second child certainly brought a shift in our family dynamic. My almost-three-year old was no longer the only child, and soon realized there was a new kid in town stealing some of mom's and dad's attention. We let our second baby's sex stay a mystery until delivery day, and were over the moon [...]

People don’t like my hair

People don’t like my hair

This post is a little bit of a rant, so bear with me. Or don't, whatever. Let's talk about commenting on someone's appearance and what is appropriate and what is not. Common Sense 101. Appropriate: (to pregnant woman) You look beautiful! Can I get you anything? Inappropriate: You're huge! Are you sure there's just one [...]