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The Power of Imagination

The Power of Imagination

I remember the exact day. I was 8 and I came home with an assignment to build a trap to catch a leprechaun. My mom helped me brainstorm and we set out to make the best trap. She told me there were no crazy ideas, and encouraged me to make it what I imagined. I […]

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Zen

Zen and the Art of Yo Gabba Gabba

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m a bad mom when it comes to screen time. I blame my oldest daughter; she is a wonderful, kind, caring, brilliant girl, but…she talks. All. The. Time. And when she was little, and couldn’t talk, she cried. All. The. Time. She probably cried because she had so […]

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Mom-ing

Things They Don’t Tell You (about Mom-ing)

<Random thoughts in no particular order> …because I certainly didn’t learn them in any order! Buy an infant car seat based on how much it weighs. You will lug that thing everywhere – get the lowest weight possible. Don’t be lured by looks or fancy labels. Don’t like the print – put a cover over […]

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All I Want is Sleep

All I Want Is Sleep

I was blessed with our first son, Logan just shy of two years ago. As we embark on trying for another, I prepare myself once again for the sleepless nights. I try to remember what those were like, as we are now used to getting plenty of sleep; more than I expected, but our little […]

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Chased by Grief

Chased by Grief

It’s behind every corner waiting for me. Some days I am very aware it could jump out and I am guarded with my steps, always ready and on the lookout. On those days I can keep it at bay and function on the surface, but on the days where I am a little extra tired, […]

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