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The 5 Stages of Bathing Suit Shopping Grief

Bathing Suit Shopping is one of the most terrifying phrases in the English language. I wasn’t always so melodramatic.  Before I was a mom, bathing suit shopping was never fun, per se, but it was tolerable. I’ve never been one of those easy-breezy girls who could confidently strut their stuff in a bikini. (Teach me your […]

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A Stay at Home Mom with a Wasted Degree

The other day I was having a conversation with a friend: she’s engaged, dreaming of having babies, and trying to decide the next move to make in her career. As the conversation continued, she told me that she had thought of being a stay-at-home mom, but she didn’t want to waste her degree. My initial […]

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You CAN, But You Don’t HAVE To

One piece of advice that I received time and time again as I transitioned to becoming a new mom was that I didn’t have to give up the things I loved just because I had a kid. I could maintain my hobbies, my interests, my friends, my career, and anything that was important to me […]

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Keep Calm and Clean On

Maybe it’s the Spring Cleaning hangover talking, but I have GOT to get this housework under control. Now, it’s summer. School’s out, vacations are coming up, guests are visiting. There are many reasons why I could convince myself to wait until fall to start a new cleaning regimen. But when school was winding down, weren’t […]

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