Do What You Love, Love What You Do!

Do What You Love, Love What You Do!

I never really thought I’d be a stay at home mom. A long time ago, I mean. I never pictured myself as the type of person who just… stayed home all day with a baby.  And then I had a baby.    As a teacher, my maternity leave began in May when my son was...
Trying to Shake This Mom Guilt

Trying to Shake This Mom Guilt

People warned me about being tired. “Sleep now, while you can!” they said, as if (1) you can bank sleep and store it up for later use and (2) a lady who’s 8 months pregnant with broken ribs and a squished bladder can actually sleep in the first...
Turn Your Wedding Gown into an Angel Gown

Turn Your Wedding Gown into an Angel Gown

When I got divorced a few years ago, I found myself not knowing what to do with my wedding gown. I didn’t care to hang onto it for sentimental reasons, but at the same time, I would have felt guilty if I had just left it behind when I moved out. I got married when I...
Moms: It Really Does Go By So Fast

Moms: It Really Does Go By So Fast

Everyone tells you how fast the time goes. “Enjoy each moment… It goes by so fast.” For me, it sure did. My pregnancy was pretty smooth, at least until the last 8 weeks or so when I got the flu, broke ribs from coughing, and then ended up in...
New Mom Resolutions

New Mom Resolutions

I’m not planning on entirely giving up my yoga pants, wine, or coffee but with the New Year here and everybody talking about their resolutions, I thought maybe I should make some of my own. 1. More water. When I was pregnant, I guzzled water, sometimes getting...