One of the more surprising aspects of becoming a mother is the amount of judgment you will receive from other people, in particular from other moms. Yes, ladies the other mommies are going to be your biggest critics. Why? Because most moms, if not all, are seriously insecure. And that is to not say I’m… Continue reading The most judgment you will encounter will be from other moms. Get used to it.
I never thought I’d be a stay-at-home Mom. Like never. I’ve been working since I was about 15. I got my first internship as an ice skating coach apprentice and then I coached for a several years after that. Simultaneously, I worked summers at my Dad’s former company, and I had a few internships throughout… Continue reading Giving up my career was the hardest and best decision of my life
After we got married, my husband and I decided to bring in our first edition to our family: our lovable goofball of a dog Charley. We were married for about 3 months before we brought him home, and he forever changed our lives. Thinking back to those days, I certainly wouldn’t say I regret getting… Continue reading Considerations for those thinking about getting a dog before the baby.
I haven’t been able to regularly blog for the past couple weeks due some changes in scheduling. But, now that things have started to settle in I’m hoping to get back into the swing of things. As I sat down to write this, I realized how the past couple weeks have been a blur. The… Continue reading Parenthood can feel like a lonely existence
I try to keep my daughter’s diet as varied as possible. But, it’s hard to attempt to make a new meals everyday. And sometimes you need something quick that you can pop in the microwave to quickly appease a starving baby or toddler in the morning. I decided to attempt these pancakes when my daughter… Continue reading Easy, healthy banana pancakes for your rugrat
We’ve all been there. You’re at a party, most likely a relative’s house, and it’s already 8:30pm. It’s almost an hour past your kid’s bedtime. You notice your child rubbing her eyes, and you know if you don’t leave soon that angelic face is about to pop two horns out of it’s forehead and start… Continue reading Don’t expect to win the Popularity Contest
In my last post I discussed some of the lessons learned during all my travels with my daughter. If you live in a cold climate during the winter like me, you might be in the middle of planning a warm getaway. I’ve compiled some travel essentials that I highly recommend you bring along on your… Continue reading Travel Essentials: What to bring when traveling with a baby or toddler