Category Archives: The Day to Day

Thoughts on Both Sides (those Mommy wars)

When my first daughter was born, I pretty firmly identified as a stay-at-home mom. It was somewhat lucky I could reproduce my way into an occupation, because I was a full-on twenty-two year old mess before that. For the first … Continue reading

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Happy and Hard.

Oh that’s quite the title isn’t it? But really, it’s a good description of the past few weeks. Maybe add “crazy” except that’s just a given at this point I think. People tell me how busy I/we are, or how … Continue reading

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Where the Time Goes (hint: it’s the naps).

Something has been different lately. The last month or so. No, it’s not the job. Or the coursework. Or the weather or the money or….or. It’s the children. And it’s their schedules. Dot and M&M attend two separate daycares. Pre-daycare … Continue reading

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In the whirlwind.

It’s not that I don’t want to blog. It’s not that documenting, sharing, engaging, pondering, proclaiming (etc.), is not important or interesting to me. It’s that the weeks are a whirlwind. It is all I can do to prepare for … Continue reading

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One week.

I’m starting this post in a calm-ish half hour, the eye in the storm in you will. It’s Thursday afternoon, the husband is working and the children are at their respective childcare facilities. I just completed my last final paper, … Continue reading

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Whole 30: Days 16-19

My blurb for this post concerns the time spent doing this. Not the food part, or even the picture-taking part, but the compiling, delineating and posting part. No, I probably don’t have time for this. But it is a rather … Continue reading

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Whole 30: Days 10-15

Day 10- Breakfast: Trader Joe’s ends and pieces bacon (yes back to bacon! missed it too much), cooked up with broccoli, zucchini, sweet potato, leftover hamburger patty and kale. Lunch: leftover hamburger patty, Boar’s Head pepperoni, avocado Snack: Maranatha Almond … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning.

This morning M&M woke early, 5-5:30 and never went back to sleep despite attempts on the part of both parents. About 6:30 I did my best to put her back down and went downstairs for coffee and quiet computer time. … Continue reading

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The Kiddo Connudrum.

This is not going to be a nice post. This is not going to be a politically correct post. This post does not represent how I feel every day. Or all day. Or most days. But this post is real. … Continue reading

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My First Ever New Year’s Resolutions.

Twenty-twelve. Welcome 🙂 I’ve never been one to do the resolution thing. Which is not to say I don’t make changes in my life; I think I tend to be more gradual and less, well…organized this time of year. Last … Continue reading

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